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9 Major Stress Consequences On Your Body

9 Major Stress Consequences On Your Body

Stress Consequnces

Stress is the cause of more than 60% of physician visits. It affects a wide audience, regardless of age and social status. Stress becomes worrisome when it persists because it can become a health hazard. Here is how it affects different parts of your body.

mood swings, anger, depression, irritability, sadness and lack of energy, lack of appetite, difficulty concentrating, sleep problems, headaches and pain, mental health problems such as anxiety and crisis panic


skin problems such as acne.

Joint and muscles

Aches, tension and decreased bone density


elevated blood pressure, elevated heart rate, increased cholesterol and cases of heart attacks.


Stomach cramps, reflux, nausea and weight fluctuations



Digestive problems like irritable bowel syndrome, diarrhea and constipation

Reproductive system

Reduced libido, decreased sperm production, and increased pain during menstrual periods (in women)

Immune system

Reduced ability to fight and recover from illness