“Stress Kills”!!

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Did you know that stress can LITERALLY make you sick? Of course, we all encounter some form of stress like being stuck in traffic or the loss of a loved one or friend. But continuous, intense mental and physical stress can kill you. The problem is not the stress itself but how we respond to it. This is so because we see different things to be stressful. So what is this ‘stress’ that we all talk about and we all experience? Bear in mind that it can be both positive and negative.

Stress is defined as the body’s response or reaction to a particular situation. The effects of stress can affect you mentally, physically and it can affect your behaviour. An example of mental stress can be the trauma a soldier undergoes after returning from war and physical stress can be in the form of a major operation that you…

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