Stress and Your Body
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Why is it so hard to stop worrying?
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What is stress? The Body’s Stress Response When you perceive a threat, your nervous system responds by releasing a flood of stress hormones, including adrenaline and cortisol.
Chronic stress can have a serious impact on our physical as well as psychological health due to sustained high levels of the chemicals released in the ‘fight or flight’ response. Let’s take a closer look at what’s going on. The Role of the Nervous System
Your body's stress reaction was meant to protect you.
The Body's Response:
Constipation, diarrhea and high blood pressure are some of the physical effects of stress.
Not everyone has the same symptoms of stress and thus the effects of stress on your body can vary in each person.