Sunday, 11 August 2019
It’s impossible to go through life without dealing with some stress and anxiety.
Nor would you necessarily want to, mental health experts say.
Chronic stress is usually cast in an unhealthy light. And with good reason.
Heart disease, diabetes, decreased libido, gastrointestinal problems, and disruptions in sleep and appetite are just on the short list of health problems linked to elevated stress over long periods of time.
In 2018, Harvard researchers reported that people with high levels of the stress hormone cortisol performed worse on memory tests.