Your body can sometimes be affected by stress in ways you may not recognize. Find out the signs now!
Stress is a normal part of life. But if you go through a period of high or prolonged stress, you may start to experience physical symptoms without realizing what’s causing them. We’re here to help you better understand the symptoms of stress.
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Everyone experiences stress at different points in life. But if you feel like your stress is getting out of hand, don’t stay silent. Living with long-term stress can affect your overall health, including your immune system, which helps you fight illness and disease.
Talk to your doctor. She or he may have tips to help you manage the things in your life that are causing your stress, and can work with you on a plan to deal with it.
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