Stress CAN be our friend… in small quantities.
- Severe fatigue.
- Muscle weakness.
- Depression, anxiety, and irritability.
- Loss of emotional control.
- Cognitive difficulties.
- New or worsened high blood pressure.
- Bone loss, leading to fractures over time.
- Weight Gain.
During periods of increased stress, “the immune cells are being bathed in molecules which are essentially telling them to stop fighting,” according to Dr. Esther Sternberg