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Find out what stress is, the hormones that are involved in the stress response, the top ten causes of stress, how stress affects your body, and ways to de-stress.
Stress can have a significant impact on your physical and mental health. In this section, we discuss the symptoms and consequences of stress.
Find out more about adrenaline, noradrenaline, and cortisol – the three major hormones responsible for the stress response.
Many things can trigger our stress response, from having too much on our to-do list to endurance exercise. We discuss the ten most common stressful events that can happen in your life.
Find out more about why and how high-stress levels can have a negative effect on your health.
We all feel levels of stress at times, but what should we do about it? British Wheel of Yoga instructor Lizzie Lynch looks at ten top ways to de-stress.