Learn about stress and stress management wit a free lecture presented by the Watertown Health Department.
Public Health Nurse Wil van Dinter, RN will discuss some of the most common causes of stress, such as work, finances, taking care of an ill family member, chronic illness and emotional struggles.
The lecture will be held at 10 a.m. on Friday, Feb. 6 at the Watertown Mall, 550 Arsenal St. in Watertown.
Stress can greatly impact your health. Short term effects of stress can include headaches, fatigue, upset stomach, difficulty sleeping, inability to concentrate, and irritability. Long term, stress can contribute to depression, heart disease, weight gain or loss, flare ups of chronic conditions, and other serious medical conditions.
Learn how to recognize the signs and sources of stress and ways to cope with stress.
This free health lecture will be held in the Old Country Buffet. In addition, from 10 a.m.-12 p.m, free blood pressure screenings will be provided by St. Elizabeth’s Medical Center.
Each month, Watertown Mall hosts its Health Lecture Series. The lecture takes place at 10 a.m. on the first Friday of every month at the Old Country Buffet in the Watertown Mall. Watertown Mall is wheelchair accessible and accessible by MBTA Bus routes 70 and 70A.
For more information on these and other events, please call (617) 926-4968.