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Stress is the body’s reaction to any change that requires an adjustment or response. The body reacts to these changes with physical, mental, and emotional responses. Stress is a normal part of life. Many events that happen to you and around you and many things that you do yourself to put stress on your body. You can experience stress from your environment, your body, and your thoughts.
Every person has worries to what they could possibly fret over as we may see people with secure jobs and a steady income. Stress is inevitably a factor to the truth that is regardless of now wonderful someone’s life may seem to outsiders. A small amount of stress is normal and there’s little to do to avoid it. However with the known effects of stress on the body, eliminating continual worry is necessary to guarantee a long and healthy life.
Stress is one of the main contributing factors to heart disease and many individuals do not realize this. They are generally the people who watch their fat intake and exercise regularly. With the result that one of the largest effects of stress on the body being seen in heart health, the more we need to be done to erase that stress. A person can be the picture of health, but if they are constantly worrying there is a good chance they may suffer a heart attack at some point.
Not only your heart isn’t part of your body that you need to be aware of when it comes to feeling stressed . Another here is in sleep pattern which stress take effects on the body. People who worry a great deal often can’t sleep and one of the main effects of stress on the body is depression. A depressed person often has disrupted rest patterns. Finding a way to cope with the stress can mean a full night’s sleep which helps in numerous ways during the day including increased concentration and positive mood shifts. Read the rest of this entry »
Remember the time when you are working on a project and racing to finish it on time and felt that your stomach started to cramp? Or what about the time when you have to run after the last bus to get to work on time and felt your heart racing, pulse quickens, muscle becoming tense and difficulty in breathing? Or have you find yourself brooding over a failed relationship and ended up indulging in food and looking into the mirror saying: “Mirror, Mirror on the wall, who is the fattest of them all”? Without you realizing it, you are actually experiencing what we call “stress induced illnesses.”
Top on the list is cardiovascular disease. The relationship between stress and cardiovascular health isn’t that clear cut but most experts do agree on the following points:
- Stress does contribute to heart disease in certain individuals.
- Stress also contributes to high blood pressure, high cholesterol, and other cardiac risk factors (e.g. smoking, overweight, etc.) in many individuals.
Thus, if you’ve recently had a heart attack, stroke, or other cardiovascular condition, it is reasonable to assume that stress may have played a role in causing your illness to occur. Read the rest of this entry »