Published date: April 26, 2017
By Rebecca Wade
Stress is the body's reaction to harmful situations - whether they're real or perceived. Our bodies are designed to handle small doses of stress, but we are not equipped to handle long-term, chronic stress without ill effects.
Stress is a part of life. What matters most is how you handle it. The best thing you can do to prevent stress overload and the health consequences that come with it is to know your stress symptoms.