Stress is the general condition of emotional or physical stress. This condition can have real physical effects on the body that can be chronic and serious. Various theories of longevity implicate stress (and also inflammation) as an important concern that can shorten one’s life. Emotional stress needs to be distinguished from other similar symptoms, such as anxiety, depressive symptoms, and other emotional symptoms.
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- Emotional Symptoms: Emotional symptoms have a variety of causes that depend on the exact type of symptom. The main categories of emotional
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- Inflammation: Inflammation, or an inflammatory reaction, refers to a body process involving various substances that attempt to repair damage. An inflammation
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- Anxiety: Anxiety is the well-known feeling of concern. Some level of rational anxiety is normal some of the time and
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- Depressive Symptoms: Depressive symptoms are feelings of sadness or “down moods” that are mental health symptoms. There are a number of Depressive
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