Stress Is Not All Just In Your Head
Everyone experiences the effects of stress at some time. Anxiety over a relationship….financial…frustration at work…the list is endless. But, wherever it is coming from it is not “all in your head“!
Do you wake up with the worst “what if’s”? Worry about it all day, weeks? Soon it is anxiety. If your problem is ongoing, it can become a new normal…extra stress hormones floating around, then inflammation.
Adrenalin can be helpful in danger situations, such as survival in the event of an attack. But over time it is very damaging.
Effects of Chronic Stress
Chronic stress interferes with your immune system, causes inflammation and then leading to chronic diseases. Before long you may trigger high blood pressure, asthma and keep getting everything that is going around.
Stress gains momentum, growing until suddenly it crashes. This could be at the expense of your health. You have trouble sleeping and and on emotional level you feel like burn-out.
Psychological stress is misleading, because no stress is only psychological…it’s not just all in your head.
When stress is chronic, your immune system becomes desensitized to cortisol, and inflammation is partly regulated by this hormone, this decreased sensitivity raises the inflammatory response and allows inflammation to get out of control. Chronic inflammation is the root of heart disease and many chronic diseases. Read More