Stress is like what happens during that time of year when rainstorms are most common. Sometimes, they slip on by with just a pinch of drizzle and discomfort. Other times, like a wrecking ball leaving an aftermath of destruction. In other words, stress can be silent and subtle, or it can have adverse effects that leave you reeling. Do you experience any of these adverse symptoms of stress? Poll in and let us know how stress affects you.
The Effects of Stress On Your Body
Stress has it’s known effects that we all experience from time to time. Differences in genetic material and environmental factors can contribute to the diverse effects of stress that appear from individual to individual. Sometimes, these effects can be rather strange. Here are the most common oddball effects of feeling stressed.
Cuts, Scrapes & Bruises Take Forever to Heal
Stress can work to slow down the repair process as it affects the immune system. It can extend healing time by 25 percent, and even more.
Indigestion and stomach upset can affect the digestive system. It can worsen and onset stomach ulcers and irritable bowel syndrome.
Hair loss on the scalp, otherwise known as Telogen Effluvium, is most commonly onset by stress.
Stress and anxiety can lead to the sudden occurrence of night sweats.
The effects of stress are no joke, and they can really have an impact on the way our bodies function.