A nonchalant lifestyle in the 21st century cannot be considered as ubiquitous. Before we delve into the aspects of stress management, we have to clearly define what actually stress is and how it affects the tempo of our mind and body. Scientifically stress is defined as a tension exerted on an individual due to atmospheric conditions or social needs. Stressors can be social, occupational, or environmental.
Stressors can cause an increased hormonal imbalance leading to uneven levels of cortisol and epinephrine, which is fatal to heart and arteries. While cortisol can make arteries constricted; epinephrine can increase the beats of the heart. This hormonal imbalance may even lead to heart attacks. Some of the signs of stress may include the following
It had also been proven that stress may even act upon any particular organ of your body, so next time if your physician states that your shoulder pain is due to stress do not get annoyed.