How Stress Affects Your Health

Oct 29, 2015 By John-Michael Bond

According to a Harvard and NPR poll taken in 2014, one in four Americans reported they had experienced a great deal of stress in the previous month. Stress isn’t good for you, but can it actually impact your health? You might be surprised to discover stress can have a deep impact on your overall wellbeing, from how you digest food to heart disease.

Sit back and enjoy this video from TED-Ed about the health impacts of stress, and maybe consider making room for a little more “you time” in your weekly routine. It could be just what the doctor ordered. 

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