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You’re sitting in traffic, late for an important meeting, watching the minutes tick away. Your hypothalamus, a tiny control tower in your brain, decides to send out the order: Send in the stress ho...

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The Effects of Stress on Your Body

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Physical Effects Of Stress?

This image has a list of physical effects that are caused by stress.

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What Is Stress?

Stress is a natural physical and mental reaction to life experiences. Everyone expresses stress from time to time. Anything fr...

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The Science Behind Stress

Your central nervous system (CNS) is in charge of your “fight or flight” response. In your brain, the hypothalamus gets the ball rolling, telling your adrenal glands to release the stress hormones ...

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Stress Hormones And Respiratory And Cardiovascular Systems

During the stress response, you breathe faster in an effort to quickly distribute oxygen-rich blood to your body. If you already have a breathing problem like

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Reproductive System

It’s not unusual to lose your desire when you’re under constant stress. While short-term stress may cause men to produce more of the male hormone testosterone, this effect doesn’t last, as long ter...

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How Stress Can Affect The Digestive System

The rush of hormones, rapid breathing, and increased heart rate can also upset your digestive system . You’re more likely t...

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High Blood Sugar

Under stress, your liver produces extra blood sugar (glucose ) to give you a boost of energy. If you’re under chronic stress, your body may n...

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Muscle Pain

Your muscles tense up to protect themselves from injury when you’re stressed. They tend to release again once you relax, but if you’re constantly under stress, your muscles may not get the chance t...

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Stress And The Immune System

Stress stimulates the immune system, which can be a plus for immediate situations. This stimulation can help you avoid infections and heal wounds. But over time, stress hormones will weaken your im...

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