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Which age groups are the most stressed in America?

Those aged 18-33 years old suffer the highest levels of stress in the nation, according to the American Psychological Association (APA). In a gauge measuring stress, the millennial generation scored a 5.4 (on a scale of 1 to 10), compared to the national average of 4.9. The APA considers that a significant statistical difference. The main worry bugging young Americans is concern for jobs and money.

Regular exercise, meditation and even some nutritional changes can help one alleviate stress, according to research. Talk to a doctor about other ways to deal with life’s building pressures.

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