Stress is caused by a variety of factors and can manifest itself in varying ways and to different degrees. Acute stress is short-term whereas chronic stress is long-term. After examining the symptoms and triggers, medication and therapy can be used as treatments. Furthermore, you can plan ahead for potentially stressful times, like holidays, to try to prevent the condition before it starts.
Stress is known to affect the body in ways that leave the person vulnerable to illness. In this Sharepost I provide a brief overview of what happens to the body when it is exposed to stress over the longer term. The effects of chronic stress result in wear and tear to the body that ultimately leads to heart disease, infections and exposure to…