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How stress harms

Is stress making you ill?

Headaches, indigestion and even paralysis and blindness can be triggered by psychological factors. How does this work?

Body mirrors the mind

Do you suffer from recurring headaches, sore muscles or chest pain? Your body may be telling you that you are stressed or depressed.

Stress and your immune system

A little bit of stress is actually good for your immune system, but too much stress over a long period of time, can actually suppress your body's defence system.

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12 stress signals of the body

The human body has ways of sending you distress signals. Here's how to recognise them and why you should take notice.

Stress and your skeleton

Your stress could be the culprit behind that nagging back pain or those recurring headaches. But the ergonomics of your office could also be to blame and can result in muscle tension and spasms. Your whole skeleton bears the negative effects of stress.

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