Jan
15

The Side Effects of Stress

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I’m sure by now you fully understand that chronic stress is bad for you. But exactly what can it do to our body?

The National Institute of Mental Health reports:

  • Stress can cause anxiety disorders especially for women
  • Anxiety disorders frequently co-occur with:
    • depressive disorders
    • eating disorders
    • substance abuse
  • Stress increases the risk of disease or worsens it if you already have it like:
    • allergies and food intolerances
    • Autoimmune diseases (eg. Crones disease, arthritis, psoriasis, asthma)
    • heart disease and blood pressure
    • gastrointestinal disorders (e.g. irritable bowel)
    • inflammatory and neurodegenerative diseases (e.g. multiple sclerosis)
    • diabetes type I and II
    • age-related diseases including Alzheimer’s
    • major depression
    • mental decline and concentration impairment
    • osteoporosis
    • metabolic syndrome
    • thyroid problems and Graves disease
    • Obesity
  • In another study, doctors found out that stress seemed to accelerate aging about 9 to 17 additional years.
  • Stress causes conflict in relationships, home and work.

Think about it, by being stressed, you expose yourself to a truckload of diseases and side effects which in turn, contribute to the stress you are currently undergoing. You have to find a way to save yourself from all of these. And lucky for you, the answer is simple: high-quality deep relaxation or meditation.

Just a reminder about deep relaxation. It’s a form a meditation that is excellent for stress and recovery as you are laying down so your whole body relaxes. It’s often under rated as we hear all the time about meditation but believe me my 25 years working with clients has shown how useful it is. In yoga it’s called yoga nidra and forms an important part of overall practice.

By engaging in deep, high-quality relaxation and meditation, you avoid further complications of stress. You are able to ward off potential health risk and disruptions in your personal and professional life.

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