The Domino Effect Stress Has on Your Health

October 9, 2015

As evolved organisms, we have automatic processes within our bodies that activate in response to threats. When your child becomes upset, your significant other loses their job or your see red and blue lights flashing in your rear view mirror, your fight-or-flight instinct kicks in.

This is all well and good for improving our chances at survival, but when we allow stress to set up shop as a daily part of our lives, our health can easily become compromised. Stress hormones affect almost every system of the body, and…

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