Science

This Is What Happens To Your Body When You Get Stressed Out

It's pretty obvious that stress isn't good for you. You always feel like crap after getting all stressed out. It turns out, it's more than just how you feel. Stress can cause a range of other physiological problems.

Stress is called the silent killer. We know full well that reducing stress reduces the risk of heart attack and stroke. Our bodies have a stress response system that helps us complete tasks or flee danger. When those responses become chronic, issues arise.

Elevated stress hormones cause damage to the digestive, immune, and nervous systems. What else does stress do?

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