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The effects of holiday stress on your body and mind

While you bake, deck the halls and try to pick out the perfect gift, there are stressors on your body that you may not recognize that are affecting your overall well-being. It may be no coincidence you get that annual flu ...

Dec 16, 2016
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Stress (biological)

Stress is a biological term which refers to the consequences of the failure of a human or animal to respond appropriately to emotional or physical threats to the organism, whether actual or imagined. It includes a state of alarm and adrenaline production, short-term resistance as a coping mechanism, and exhaustion. Common stress symptoms include irritability, muscular tension, inability to concentrate and a variety of physical reactions, such as headaches and elevated heart rate.

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