What are physical reactions to the presence of stressors?

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Feb 26, 2016

Long-enduring stress may lead to several physical reactions which may eventually lead to permanent disability and even death.

These physical reactions affect the bodies ability to function correctly in various organs and systems.

Some common physical reactions to overwhelming and long-enduring stress include sweating, heart palpitations, involuntary contractions and shivering of muscles, muscle and joint pains, fatigue and lethargy, breathing difficulty, digestion and absorption problems, disturbances in enzyme and hormone levels in the body which may lead to metabolic disorders, weight changes, depression and other related disorders, may eventually elevate to suicidal and homicidal thoughts or even disability or death.