chronic stress


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chronic stress

A state of prolonged tension from internal or external stressors, which may cause various physical manifestions—e.g., asthma, back pain, arrhythmias, fatigue, headaches, hypertension, irritable bowel syndrome, ulcers—and suppress the immune system.

chronic stress

A state of prolonged tension from internal or external stressors, which may cause various physical manifestions–eg, asthma, back pain, arrhythmias, fatigue, headaches, HTN, irritable bowel syndrome, ulcers, and suppress the immune system. See Fight-or-flight response.
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