The Crippling Effect of Stress on Your Organs

Hooded kid with headache

Stress is much more damaging to your body than you think.
photo by Ambro

We have all heard about how stress can harm us physically. But how many of us know exactly which organs suffer damage and to what extent?

Skin

Some of the most serious skin conditions are caused by stress.  photo by stockimages

Some of the most serious skin conditions are caused by stress.
photo by stockimages

Stress has been linked to major skin problems the likes of which are mentioned below:

  • Acne
  • Blisters
  • Psoriasis
  • Eczema and other dermatitis types

Brain

Young man with a headache

Headaches and migraines are the most common symptoms of stress.
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Stress causes headaches and migraines due to a build-up of tension around the head, neck and shoulder.

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