Our guest expert, Maria Juarez-Reyes, is an assistant clinical professor in the division of primary care and population health in the department of medicine at Stanford University. She received her PhD in health psychology from the University of California at San Francisco and is board-certified in integrative medicine through the American Board of Integrative Holistic Medicine. She’s also the director of “Beyond Stress,” a six-week group intervention for patients with stress and anxiety. Her current research is evaluating the effectiveness of mindfulness on mood, such as anxiety and depression, in various settings, such as the workplace, primary care patients and cancer patients in the community.
December 8th, 2020 | Season 3 | 39 mins 43 secs
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Ever wondered why your arthritis symptoms seem worse when you’re experiencing a lot of stress? In this episode, we explore the stress-arthritis connection, including how chronic stress contributes to pain, inflammation and decreased immunity. We’ll also discuss proven strategies to help reduce stress and manage arthritis symptoms so you can live your best life and thrive mentally and physically.
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