Stress effect and human health

What are the effects of stress on our body?

Cortisol and the Hypothalamic-Pituitary-Adrenal Axis

stress effects on the body

Everybody experiences stress and everybody sooner or later has to deal with several emotional and physical symptoms related to stress. This article gives us a complete list of disorders linked to stress, including depression, anxiety, heart attacks, strokes, hypertension, immune system disturbances that increase susceptibility to infections. In fact, stress usually plays an aggravating role to our body. 

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Credits: “Stress Effects”, AIS

 

The Physiology of Stress

Cortisol and the Hypothalamic-Pituitary-Adrenal Axis

Hands trembling, pain in your stomach, trouble sleeping, anxiety. We all experience stress in our everyday life, its unavoidable. If in the previous article we learned all the symptoms related to stress, in this second article we will investigate how stress impacts our body. How does our body react to stress stimuli? In this article Randall M. analyzes the stress in depth from a scientific point of view.

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Credits: “The Physiology of Stress: Cortisol and the Hypothalamic-Pituitary-Adrenal Axis”, Randall Michael, 2012