Nowadays in this fast paced world and changing lifestyle majority of the people are in the burden of stress. Stress has become an integral part of every human being and they try to find the ways to lower it down significantly. Being everyone stressed out, now it has become very important in how to react in these situations. Many people either fall prey to this stress or succumb to this ever raising tension. It has been noticed that people who are generally stressed out tend to develop various diseases like ulcers, chronic diseases and even heart diseases. Cholesterol is nothing but a waxy, lipid substance circulating in the human body providing fat and guarding the arteries. It not only produces sex hormones but also provide much required fat to the body. There has been a significant increase in the deaths related to cholesterol and its related diseases. Scientifically it has not been proved that why increased stress leads to high level of cholesterol. But yes it is true that cholesterol level increases by two to three percent during the stressful situations. Researchers have concluded that people suffering from prolonged mental stress tend to produce more cholesterol in comparison to a normal man. And these are the persons who tend to get heart attack within the span of short time once their cholesterol level reaches sky high. People falling in this category are mainly advised to do some stress busting exercises and are told to eat more green and fresh vegetables teemed with less fat and oil in it. These people are generally taught to learn few quick and small stress busting tricks so that they can use it whenever they feel stressed out. It has been witnessed that at the time of stress and tension people tend to smoke or drink more than usual which leads to increase in cholesterol level. So they are usually informed to avoid drinking and smoking at this point of time so that they don’t invite heart diseases with open arms. These days people feel stressed out in every situation whether its job stress, family tensions or even any financial crisis. It’s just that how to maintain to your mental status at that point of time is of prime concern. So if you feel stressed out and tensed then instead of panicking go for some light exercises which can release your tension and can make you feel more relaxed and keeps your temperament cool.