• How Stress Affects The Body

  • Stress is a common thing that we encounter in our lives. Did you know that it can affect our body? Read more here and you will know how stress can affect our body.

    How Stress Affects The Body

    stressHead

    Issues with mood, anger, depression, irritability, lack of energy, concentration problems, anxiety and panic attacks.

    Skin

    Skin problems like acne, psoriasis, eczema, dermatitis, random breakouts, and skin rashes.

    Stomach

    Can cause peptic ulcer disease, IBD, IBS, food allergies, stomach cramps, reflux, nausea and weight fluctuations.

    Pancreas

    Results in elevated secretions of insulin, which if chronic could lead to diabetes, damaged arteries and obesity.

    Immune System

    Suppressed effectiveness of the immune system battle and recover from illness. Leads to high levels of inflammation in the body, which causes a variety of chronic health conditions.

    Heart

    Increased blood pressure, fast heart beat, increased risk of heart attack and stroke, and higher cholesterol.

    Intestines

    Decreased nutrient absorption, reduced metabolism, decreased enzymatic output, increased risk of inflammatory bowel diseases, diabetes and more.

    Reproductive System

    Decreased testosterone and estradiol production leading to reduced fertility. Dampening of sexual behavior and loss of sexual drive.

    Joints & muscles

    Aches and pains, inflammation, tension, lowered bone density (propensity for osteoporosis), tightness in the shoulder and back.

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