When we talk about stress, we talk about the physical and environment and social and mental.

Stressors can be chronic pain, infections, extreme cold, extreme heat, dehydration, poor diet, smoking, alcohol, too little exercise, too much exercise, too happy, too upset, too much work, too little work, too much responsibility or only thinking about yourself. You get the idea.

It’s too easy to blame emotions. These upsets affect the limbic system and contribute to chronic diseases and mental illness.

Take care over the holidays.


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