I recently started a weight-loss program and the nutritionist hands me written stress test. “Why?” I asked.
“Stress plays a huge part in weight gain.”
At the time, I was going through a lot of financial difficulties. So, I had to figure out how to reduce stress in my life or deal with it naturally. (Watch for other articles on the subject.)
The infographic below from HealthLine lists 20 other ways – besides weight gain – that stress messes with your body. Symptoms like insomnia, high-blood pressure, heartburn, back aches, even a high susceptibility to colds and flu (weakened immune system) all can be attributed to stress.
Here are 20 Harmful Effects of Stress on Your Body
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By Giselle Aguiar, Baby Boomer Entrepreneur