Welcome to our latest edition of the BCNH newsletter, focusing on stress to coincide with Stress Awareness month, which takes place every April. Modern, non-stop lifestyles mean that stress is a huge issue for many people, and something which is very hard to avoid. This issue includes features on the physiological pathways of stress, therapeutic
Marvin is a 29-year old accountant with a very stressful job, working long hours and then commuting home on a train which is often packed with commuters. He suffers from chronic constipation which he manages by taking laxatives. He is aware that his constipation is exacerbated by his stress levels and lack of physical activity.