Have you driven in Portland, Oregon lately? If you have, you know what stress and anxiety is!
Portland, Oregon is ranked the 28th largest city in the United States. Portland’s population grew by 19,300 between 2010 and 2012. That’s a lot of people. The bigger the city, the more stress the people that live in and near that city experience.
One study found that those living in cities were 21 percent more likely to experience an anxiety disorder, and carried a 39 percent increased risk of mood disorders.
Portland, Oregon is ranked 18th most stressed of the large cities. Stress accounts for 60 to 90 percent of all doctor visits. Stress makes smart people do stupid things. Stress can affect your sleep, you memory and, yep, your sex drive! As if all that isn’t bad enough, look at these statistics…
- Job stress is the #1 stress in the United States.
- Stressed workers can cost employers over 40% more than non-stressed employees.
- That translates to $200-$300 billion a year for U.S. companies.
- Compared to 20 years ago, the average American works 164 more hours a year.
So, what can you do about all this stress and what it does to you? Hypnosis is a fantastic choice!
“Hypnotherapy can be used to treat anxiety, phobias… It can be used to help improve sleep… pain management… and help resolve medical conditions such as digestive disorders, skin issues, and gastrointestinal side effects of pregnancy and chemotherapy.” Psychology Today
Gresham Hypnosis Center can help you with stress and anxiety, call today!