Stress is your body's way of responding to any kind of demand. It can be caused by both good and bad experiences. When people feel stressed by something going on around them, their bodies react by releasing chemicals into the blood.
Through a combination of nerve and hormonal signals, this system prompts your adrenal glands, located atop your kidneys, to release a surge of hormones, including adrenaline and cortisol. Adrenaline increases your heart rate, elevates your blood pressure and boosts energy supplies. Adrenaline and cortisol are just two different kinds of hormones among many that the body releases as a response to stress. I could get more technical and more scientific but lets just keep it simple by saying, some hormones result in positive implications, while others result in negative implications on the body. The point is that stress results in biological changes in the human body.
The truth is that there are many types of stress however the 3 main types are: Acute, episodic and chronic; which falls under all 3 categories: physical stress, Electronic and chemical:
The World Health Organization (WHO) has acknowledged environmental pollution as the underlying cause in nearly 80% of all chronic degenerative diseases. Toxic chemicals and metals have the potential to negatively impact every biological function occurring within your body.
Data from hundreds of research studies over the years has shown strong correlations between various common chemical stresses and a wide range of diseases such as heart disease, hypertension, diabetes, Parkinson's disease and 37 types of cancer…
There are thousands of chemicals out there. We cannot discuss, nor could we pronounce them all but here are a few examples:
Here’s what you can do to decrease your exposure to stress:
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