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How Stress Makes You Sick

Stress takes a toll — not only on your mental health but also on your physical well being. The video below hails from TED Ed and was written by Emory University professor Sharon Bergquist. She clarifies how anxiety, worry, and stress can actually affect the body. As adrenal glands pump hormones through your body, heart rate and blood pressure increase. Stress signals are also sent to the gut and chronic stress can suppress the immune system. View the video below to learn more.