What is stress?

*constraining force or influence
*a physical, chemical, or emotional factor that causes bodily or mental tension and may be a factor in disease causation
*a state resulting from a stress; especially one of bodily or mental tension resulting from factors that tend to alter an existent equilibrium

Mind Body Institute 

*Educational and wellness center dedicated to preparing patients and alleviating their stress associated with infertility and surgery
*Modeled after the Harvard Medical School program created by Dr Benson and Dr Domar
*5 or 10 week program where patients learn coping skills, relaxation techniques and gain better control over their health