We are all subjective to stress nowadays. Stress has been shown to have a negative impact on our health & well-being.
Lets see what happens to our bodies during a stress response?
Increased Cortisol production
Increased Heart rate
Increased Blood pressure
Increased Blood glucose
Increased Blood lipids
Increased Vasoconstriction of blood vessels
Increased Breathing rate
Decreased Cellular immunity
Decreased Serotonin – Serotonin can affect your mood, sexual desire and function, appetite, sleep, memory and learning, temperature regulation, and some social behaviour.
Decreased Growth hormone
Decreased LH – LH in females can trigger ovulation and in males stimulates testosterone production
Short term memory loss
You can now see how stress effects our body's physiology which can result in sickness and disease.
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