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Heartbeat OK: Stress-free holidays

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If you're feeling like time is getting shorter and your budget is becoming tighter while your stress level is rising - perhaps you need some sleep. Perhaps you need some exercise. Maybe you need to watch the video below.

Shante Fenner, American Heart Association
Shante Fenner, American Heart Association
Dr. Susan Robinson, with the State Employee Wellness Program, and Shante Fenner, with the American Heart Association, have some tips to keep you healthy and stress free during the holiday season. Tips include approaching the holiday season with a plan, being weary of party perils (high-fat foods), staying active and planning beyond the holidays. 

Fenner also explained that routine blood pressure checks can actually help lower those numbers due to awareness.

Heartbeat OK is a monthly segment in The Oklahoman's video studio featuring representatives from the American Heart Association.

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Shante Fenner, American Heart Association

Shante Fenner, American Heart Association

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