When your car dies or a deadline looms, how do you respond? Long-term, low-grade or acute stress takes a serious toll on your body and mind, so don’t ignore feelings of constant tension. Stress is a natural part of life. However, too much stress can harm our health, especially if it continues every day. This is chronic stress and can put you at risk for heart problems like heart disease and depression.
Understand what’s happening inside your body and learn simple coping skills to combat the negative impacts of everyday stressors.