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psy-cho-lo-gy: Source: Your body on anxiety. Follow Francesca Mura onĀ Pinterest So in a nutshell I should be dead: Your Body On Anxiety People with anxiety are all too familiar with the negative impact it can have on their daily lives -but even if you don't suffer from the disorder, the anxious episodes and chronic stress we all experience can take a serious toll on our health. Take a look at what anxiety does to the body below. Fluids are dispersed to different parts of the body during episodes of anxiety. This causes the throat to become dry and the throat muscles to tighten When the body produces cortisol, the liver produces more glucose. This causes a spike in your blood sugar levels, which if not usecd, could be reabsorbed through the body Throat troubles Liver reactions When you first encounter anxiety, you may haue... Our response to stress increases our blood flow, causing a redistribution throughout the body. This causes some people to become paler as a reaction, while others tend to flush. Tense muscles When the body first experiences stress, the muscles immediately seize as a reflex reaction. Skin reactions An active spleen In order to get more oxygen to the bo dy during an anxious episode, the spleen discharges more red and white blood cells Once you've been dealing with anxiety for a while, it can cause other health issues. Greater susceptibility to ulcers Cardiovascular problems HEART Weaker respiratory functions STOMACH AND DIGESTIVE TRACT LUNGS Long-term anxiety's effect on the... Digestion troubles Changes in metabolism An overworked nervous system BRAIN IMMUNIE SYSTEM Problems falling asleep SWeakened mmune system Changes in the brain Sources: American Psychological Association, The New York Times Health Guide, University of Maryland Medical Center, National Institutes of Health, Anxiety and Depression Association of America Illustrations: Getty, Alissa Scheller/The Huffington Post THE HUFFINGTON POST psy-cho-lo-gy: Source: Your body on anxiety. Follow Francesca Mura onĀ Pinterest So in a nutshell I should be dead

psy-cho-lo-gy: Source: Your body on anxiety. Follow Francesca Mura onĀ Pinterest So in a nutshell I should be dead

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