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What is Stress?

What is Stress?

Is Stress Weighing You Down?

Stress in humans results from interactions between persons and their environment that are perceived as straining or exceeding their adaptive capacities and threatening their well-being.

What is a Stressor?

A stressor is any biological, chemical, emotional or physical substance or factor that can cause temporary or permanent harm.

Internal and external stressors have been scientifically proven to contribute to many symptoms and illnesses including:


Common Stressors

Examples of common stressors can include:

  • Musculo-skeletal Disorders
  • Frequent Colds
  • Headaches/Migraines
  • Digestive issues (IBS/acid reflux)
  • Skin Irritations (psoriasis/eczema
  • DepressionNano Stress Reduction Logo
  • Anxiety
  • Sleep Disorders
  • Dependencies (smoking/alcohol)
  • Weight Gain/Weight Loss
  • Arthritis
  • Allergies
  • Emotional (marriage, death, work)
  • Chemical (cigarette smoke, toxins)
  • Environmental (hayfever, grass, food)
  • Biological (cats, dust mites)
  • And much more…

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