What Is Stress?
Whether it’s a short term frustration like a long line at Starbucks or a major life event like a divorce, psychological stress can affect our bodies.
Though a little bit of stress is certainly more than normal, about 70% of doctor visits and 80% of serious illnesses are exacerbated by stress.
The good news is that exercise, meditation and more can reduce the impact of stress on your life. Here are 5 ways stress can affect your body.