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Your Health 4-4-13 Stress and your emotions

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Here's another reason for you to calm down.

Researchers found negative responses to daily stresses such as arguments with a partner, standing in long lines, or sitting in traffic can lead to a severe mental disorder years later.

One doctor says this shows people are so focused on long-term goals they forget about the importance of regulating emotions.

He says changing how you respond to stress and how you think about stressful situations is as important as maintaining a healthy diet and exercise routine.

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