The Sobering Effects of Short-Term and Long-Term Stress

if you’re serious about your physical and mental health, it’s really important to get your stress under control.

Short-term effects of stress

In the short term, stress can lead to a wide variety of symptoms both physical and mental, including

  • muscle tension
  • fatigue
  • gastrointestinal symptoms
  • headaches
  • insomnia

Long-term effects of stress

Long-term chronic stress can have major health consequences, and adversely affect our cardiovascular, immune, neuroendocrine, and central nervous systems.

Untreated chronic stress can result in serious health conditions including high blood pressure, heart disease, stroke, anxiety, insomnia, depression, and a weakened immune system.

The consequences of this can be devastating to our overall health.

Remember that two-way street? Calm your mind before you calm your stomach, or vice versa.