What does Stress Do to Your Body? The human body is well adapted to deal with short-term stress, but if it remains on orange alert for an extended period of time, you can grow vulnerable to some serious health problems. Here's how major systems respond to your worries. Acute stress is a normal response to dozens of various "on-the-spot" situations. Most can be overcome with repetition, training and confidence . Certain long-term stress can cause narrowing of the arteries and elevate cholesterol levels, upping your chances of heart disease, heart attack, and stroke.
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