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Chronic Stress: The Health Connection


The first article in the Stress Articles Archive is entitled Chronic Stress: The Health Connection. The article is all about stress and it's relationship with our health.


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The article is 300 words in total.



Many researchers now believe that excessive, frequent, and/or prolonged action of the stress response, particularly without the normal outlet for the accompanying physical activity, can lead to a variety of disorders and diseases. There is no venting of the stress.

This is most clearly seen in the cardiovascular system, which is heavily involved in the alarm reaction. The digestive system is also very vulnerable.

Recent research has shown how cortisol can adversely affect the immune system. Chronic stimulation of this system by cortisol reduces the body's ability to deal with infection and increases susceptibility to diseases such as cancer.

Stress or anxiety makes you fat, unlike adrenalin, which draws on your fat stores for energy during acute, under stressful situations cortisol consumes your muscle tissue for fuel. Not a good situation!

Prolonged stress can lead to muscle wasting and high blood sugar simply because your body is struggling to adapt. When these conditions take over, stress becomes extremely destructive to your metabolism, body composition, and wellness.

Through a complicated network of hormonal interactions, stress results in:

  • a raging appetite,
  • metabolic decline,
  • loads of belly fat, and
  • a loss of hard-won, metabolically-active muscle mass.
In other words, stress makes us soft, flabby, and much older than we actually are.

Outward physical signs that cortisol is at work are difficult to see although frequent colds, allergies, or asthma could be indicators. However, the mental signs are clear enough. They include:

  • feelings of failure,
  • helplessness,
  • hopelessness,
  • chronic anxiety, and
  • depression.
The take home message here is that you must control your cortisol if you want to achieve lasting health and a strong, lean body, which is why thinking positively and managing all types of chronic stress need to be addressed.

This concludes the chronic stress article.


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