How can chronic stress affect my health?

Kali, Chronic stress increases the production of the stress hormones adrenaline and cortisol, increases your blood pressure, increases inflammation which lowers your immune function to fight illness, increases your blood sugar, impairs your memory and slows your digestive function. Because of these physical reactions of your body to chronic stress your risk of chronic diseases increases such as heart disease, stroke, cancer, obesity, depression and hypertension.