How stress affects our bodies?

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When the body is exposed to conditions that cause stress. The normal mechanism of the body secretes certain hormones. The hormone Cortisol and the hormone Adrenaline come out in the blood stream. To help the body stay awake and better cope with events that affect the body and mind. 

In the short term, stress may simply result in feelings of anxiety. restlessness, lack of concentration, or some unusual symptoms. However, long-term stress or chronic stress may have more negative effects on the body. Such as chest pain or tightness, dizziness, acne, hair loss, rapid heartbeat, depression, and a weakened immune system. UFABET Greater risk of infection and may cause various systems of the body to malfunction such as

1. Cardiovascular system

when stressed The heart muscle will contract. heart beats faster The blood vessels that pump blood to the heart and major muscles in the body dilate. Stress also increases the blood pressure in the body. including increasing cholesterol levels triglycerides and blood sugar 

If the above mechanisms occur consecutively for a long time May increase the risk of serious cardiovascular disease and conditions, such as high blood pressure.  ischemic heart stroke Atherosclerosis, obesity 

2. Digestive system

Stress is one factor that affects the digestive system in many ways, for example:

  • Efficacy of intestinal bacterial defense mechanisms digestive system and decreased intestinal absorption of nutrients
  • Unusually increased or decreased appetite
  • Increased desire for smoking and drinking alcoholic beverages
  • The transport and digestion of food in the body slows down.
  • The stomach produces more acid.
  • The function of nerve cells and bacteria in the gut is disturbed.

However, chronic stress can increase the risk of gastrointestinal disease. both acid reflux gastritis inflammatory bowel disease Including the occurrence of various abnormal symptoms such as abdominal pain, flatulence  , nausea or vomiting.