The Effects of Stress on the Body
Chronic stress can put your health at risk. Here's a look at how stress affects the body:
- Difficulty breathing
- Teeth grinding
- Jaw tension
- Rapid heart rate
- Heart attack
- Weight gain
- Abdominal pain
- Irritable bowel syndrome
- Dry skin
- Hair loss
- Neck, shoulder, and back pain
- Muscle tension
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Mental Health in the LGBTQ Community
Those who identify as LGBTQ are more likely than their non-LGBTQ counterparts to struggle with mental health disorders and substance misuse. Learn why and how.
Why Taking Care of Your Mental Health Is Essential to Your Recovery
Mental health and addiction often go hand in hand. Understanding how and why is critical to safeguarding your recovery. In this article, Mountainside clinician Meg Currie shares mental health tips to help you avoid relapse.