Risks of stress

Raquel Davila

Short period physical effects

When you're in a stressful situation, you may notice that your heartbeat speeds up, your breathing gets faster, your muscles tense, and you start to sweat. This kind of stress is short-term and temporary (acute stress), and your body usually recovers quickly from it. _sleeping

-Difficulty concentrating




-Upset stomach

Long term stress effects

If your stress system stays activated over a long period of time (chronic stress), it can lead to more serious health problems. The constant rush of stress hormones can put a lot of wear and tear on your body, causing it to age more quickly and making it more prone to illness.


-High blood pressure

-Abnormal heartbeat

-Heart attack

-Weight gain or loss

-Skin problems such as acne


different aspects that stress affects

-Immune system


-Substance abuse

-Eating habits

-Digestive system

-Stroke probability


The effect of stress to your body