Common Stress Related Health Problems

Anthony Pierpont
Anthony Pierpont

Anthony Pierpont

Common Stress Related Health Problems

Life is hard but managing your stress is a must. Stress will not only make you feel awful but also worsen just about any health condition. Most health problems are related to stress. Here are the top stress related health problems.


Heart disease

Stress can cause an increase in the heart rate and blood flow and also trigger the release of cholesterol and triglycerides in the blood. It is still unknown why stress causes serious cardiac problems. Avoiding stress is a requirement for patients with chronic heart problems.



Stress will worsen asthma. Studies show that kids with parents who are stressed out have a higher risk of developing asthma.



Stress causes high levels of hormone cortisol. This increases the amount of fat deposited in your abdomen. The end result is obesity.



Stress worsens diabetes. It increases the risk of unhealthy behaviors like excessive drinking and unhealthy eating. In patients with type 2 diabetes, stress will cause a rise in the glucose levels.



Stress triggers migraines as well as tension headaches.


Anxiety and depression

People with job related stress have 80% higher chance of developing depression.


Other stress related health problems included accelerated aging, gastrointestinal problems, Alzheimer’s disease and premature death. Manage your stress to safeguard your health.


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