What Stress Can Do To Your Body

A certain amount of stress is certainly useful in that it can motivate you to perform. However, prolonged periods of stress, or too much of it, can have a variety of serious impacts on your health.  Although it may not cause the conditions we’ll talk about in this article, it will certainly make them worse.

Here are a few of the negative impacts severe and/or prolonged stress can have:

As you can see then, stress is no laughing matter.  It not only makes any existing conditions you may have worse, but it will wear you down over time. This results in weakening your immune system and making your more prone to illness and infection. That is double punishment because when you get sick, you’ll also have a harder time fighting it off.

The bottom line then, is that the more you can do to reduce or alleviate stress, the healthier and happier you’ll be.

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