Stress is an inescapable part of the human experience. How we deal with it has a direct influence on the health and appearance of our bodies.
Stress is the body’s natural response to imminent danger and, as such, the effects it has on the body make sense. Increased heart rate, muscle tension, and rapid thoughts can help a person survive a truly harrowing situation. This response is, however, meant to be acute, not persistent. When our bodies are in a constant state of stress, the consequences can be profound.
Stress increases the risks for heart disease, sleep problems, weight gain, concentration difficulties, and memory loss. These things can have a cascading effect, impacting every… Read Full Post