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Physical symptoms of anxiety---Chronic worry and emotional stress can trigger a host of health problems. The problem occurs when fight or flight is triggered daily by excessive worrying and anxiety. The fight or flight response causes the body’s sympathetic nervous system to release stress hormones such as cortisol. These hormones can boost blood sugar levels and triglycerides (blood fats) that can be used by the body for fuel. The hormones also cause physical reactions.
Most of us experience stress of some degree in our day to day lives and a big part of managing stress is exercise and nutrition. Digesting processed and sugary foods on a regular basis just loads extra stress onto our bodies so try to think about nourishing your body and giving it the tools to manage stress.
Physical symptoms of depression and anxiety and how to deal with them