The Effects Of Stress On The Body

The Effects Of Stress On The Body

What is stress? 


Stress happens when a body responds to any kind of excessive demand, stress is caused by both good and bad experiences. When a body is under stress it releases chemicals such as adrenaline, noradrenaline & cortisol into the bloodstream, this then gives the body more energy and strength.

Stress can have a significant impact on your health and wellbeing, which can lead to:

  • Health problems
  • Mental & emotional issues

Effects of Stress can cause:


  • Fatigue
  • Headaches
  • Digestive issues
  • Insomnia
  • Muscle tension
  • Depression
  • Anxiety
  • Decreased sex drive
  • Irritability
  • Mood changes
  • Trouble sleeping
  • Feeling out of control
  • Disorganised thoughts

Left unchecked, prolonged stress can increase the risk of:


  • Cardiovascular disease
  • Diabetes
  • Stroke
  • Autoimmune disease
  • High blood pressure
  • Post-traumatic stress disorder
  • Decreased immunity
  • Insomnia
  • obesity

Tools and techniques to combat stress:



By taking steps to reduce stress, you can improve your health and wellbeing.

  • Take the time to focus on yourself!
  • Learning tools to help manage your stress are essential for living a healthy life.

It’s important to remember that everyone experiences stress in different ways, With the right tools and techniques, you can reduce your stress levels & improve your body. The bottom line is that it’s important to recognize the signs of stress and take steps to reduce it. Doing so will help you stay healthy & mentally more relaxed. If you’re feeling overwhelmed or need help don’t hesitate to reach out for support. Help is available and it can make a world of difference in improving your health and wellbeing.

Take the time to focus on yourself now, so that you can enjoy a happier and healthier life.


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