Why do we care about it?
Living in the Age of Chronic Stress
Side Effects of Stress
According to the Mayo Clinic, long-term exposure to stress hormones can put you at risk of severe health consequences:
Our bodies were not built for constant stress
The fast-paced nature of our lifestyles has created an environment where we’re perpetually stressed whether or not we’re in physical danger. Whether it’s a demanding boss, rush hour traffic, balancing a career and a family, comparing yourself to others on social media or financial problems–we’re all stressed, all the time.
The human body simply wasn’t designed to endure this kind of lifestyle.
Scientists now tell us that the impact of our stress levels on our overall health has been alarming.
What causes stress?
Each person experiences stress due to different reasons. According to the American Psychological Association, the top causes of stress are:
- The economy
We all experience stress differently.
Each of us is unique, and each of us reacts to stress in a completely different way. Symptoms can range from anger and irritability to depression and lethargy.
According to the ancient medical science of Ayurveda, by understanding our unique mind-body type, we can develop a routine to proactively manage the physical and emotional symptoms of stress.