How stress affects your body

How do you respond to stress???

Stress is inevitable – it’s going to happen.  It is how you respond to stress that will give you the ability to lift it and keep you healthy.

Our hard-wired stress response is designed to gives us the quick burst of heightened alertness and energy needed to perform our best. But stress isn’t all good. When activated too long or too often, stress can damage virtually every part of our body. Sharon Horesh Bergquist gives us a look at what goes on inside our body when we are chronically stressed.

 

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Lesson by Sharon Horesh Bergquist, animation by Adriatic Animation.

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