How Does Stress & Anxiety Affect The Body

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Beyond the mental and emotional effects of stress, there are also physical health risks. When stressed, the body diverts blood and energy from the digestive tract to the large muscles and the brain. Digestion slows down, and fewer digestive enzymes and acids are produced. Your body will no longer be able to extract all the nutrients it needs from your food, yet it will require even more nutrients than normal in order to maintain the stress response. In this conflict state, your body is almost certain to lack vital nutrients…read more