Category: Stress

Long-term Psychological Effects of Stress

Just as long-term exposure to stress can contribute to physical problems, it also can have profound psychological effects. Too much stress over time can negatively affect your brain, particu- larly your memory. It also...

Long-term Physical Effects of Stress

You read earlier about the physical responses our bodies have to stress, the physiological reasons for those changes, and how those responses have helped humans to survive and evolve over thousands of years. It’s...

How Stress Affects You Emotionally

Just as your body responds physically to stress, it also responds emotionally. When confronted with a stressful situation you might feel anxious, or panicky, or filled with dread. You may even feel confused, or...

How Stress Affects You Physically

Imagine this: You and your friend are walking home from school. As you pass by a house you notice a large dog lying on the step outside of the front door. You’ve never seen...

How to manage stress – What is stress?

What Is Stress? Generally, stress is a, negative emotional experience associ­ated with biological changes that trigger your body to make adaptations. For example, in response to stress, your adrenal glands pump out stress hormones...