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Keep Stress In Check with Tips From Our Experts

Posted February 24, 2017

Don’t let stress get the upper hand. Watch the video messages below to find out how to achieve a calm mind, happy heart and healthier you! Stay tuned as a new video will be posted each week during Heart Month.

Quick and Easy Stress Relief

Ina Stephens, MD, pediatrician at UVA Health System explains the science of stress and provides techniques for finding balance.

Snooze Away Stress

UVA endocrinologist Jennifer Kirby, MD discusses the link between good sleep hygiene, stress reduction and weight management.

Be sure to check back next week for another video update!

Finding Comfort In Food

UVA Heart and Vascular Center dietitian and Club Red nutrition expert Katherine Basbaum, RD, shares her thoughts on how to avoid the pitfalls of overindulging in comfort foods.


So Long, Stress. Hello, Healthy!

UVA cardiologist and Club Red clinical ambassador Brandy Patterson, MD, kicks off Heart Month with some important reminders about how stress impacts your heart.