Mental Health

Vaishali Khanna


Shyft Habit Coach

July 12, 2023

Health Problems Related to Stress That You Can Fix

Need another thing to get stressed out about? Your stress itself could be making you sick. Studies have found many health problems related to stress. Stress seems to worsen or increase the risk of conditions like obesity, heart disease, Alzheimer's disease, diabetes, depression, gastrointestinal problems, and asthma. Stress isn't only a feeling. "Stress isn't just in your head," It's a built-in physiologic response to a threat. When you're stressed, your body responds. Your blood vessels constrict. Your blood pressure and pulse rise. You breathe faster. Your bloodstream is flooded with hormones such as cortisol and adrenaline. "When you're chronically stressed, those physiologic changes, over time, can lead to health problems,"

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