How to Manage Stress

Stress is an inevitable part of life, and not all of it is harmful. But, when the total amount of stress you experience at a given time exceeds your ability to cope with it, that’s when it can wreak havoc on your health. The long-term activation of the stress-response system, and the subsequent overexposure to cortisol and other stress hormones, can disrupt almost all of your body’s functions. This puts you at increased risk of…