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Stress has come to be called “the silent killer” and can lead to heart attacks, high blood pressure, chest pain, irregular heart rhythms, sleep difficulties, and much more. Unfortunately, stress-related illnesses have nearly doubled in the past decade. Many theories suggest that society is to blame, as everything nowadays can be done so much faster than before, placing excessive demands on individuals. True or not, here are ten facts you should know about stress.

Stress can lead to hair loss…

While it is a myth that stress can turn hair gray, stress can actually cause hair loss. In fact, telogen effluvium (hair loss) can take up to three months to begin after a stressful event.

Now you know what to work on…

In 2009, the most stressful jobs globally were listed. It may not be too surprising that surgeonpilotphotographeradvertising account executive, and real estate agent ranked high on the list. The least stressful jobs were actuarydietitianastronomersystems analyst, and software engineer.

In 2009, the most stressful jobs globally were listed. It may not be too surprising that surgeon, pilot, photographer, advertising account executive, and real estate agent ranked high on the list. The least stressful jobs were actuary, dietitian, astronomer, systems analyst, and software engineer.

Harder to conceive under stress…

Stress also alters the neurochemical composition of the body, which can affect the maturation and release of a woman’s eggs. Stress can also impact the fallopian tubes and uterus, impairing implantation. Stress in men can affect sperm and fertilization capabilities and can cause erectile dysfunction. In fact, stress accounts for approximately 30% of all fertility problems.

Can lead to severe acne issues…

Are you experiencing a lot of acne problems? Then you need to calm down! Stress has a tendency to worsen existing acne problems.

Are you experiencing a lot of acne problems? Then you need to calm down! Stress has a tendency to worsen existing acne problems.

Laughter is the best medicine…

A good laugh extends life, they say. And yes, in a way, it’s true. Laughter lowers stress hormones (such as cortisol and adrenaline) and strengthens the immune system by releasing health-promoting hormones.

Stress is among the leading causes of death…

Stress is related to the six leading causes of deathheart diseasecancerlung diseaseaccidentscirrhosis of the liver, and even suicide.

Economy often a contributing factor…

In 2009CNN conducted a survey showing that the primary cause of stress in most countries is money. The countries most stressed about money are MalaysiaChinaSingapore, and the USA. The countries least stressed about the economy were RussiaFrance, and Italy. Another belief was that the United Arab Emirates would be at the top when it comes to being less stressed about the economy.

In 2009, CNN conducted a survey showing that the primary cause of stress in most countries is money. The countries most stressed about money are Malaysia, China, Singapore, and the USA. The countries least stressed about the economy were Russia, France, and Italy. Another belief was that the United Arab Emirates would be at the top when it comes to being less stressed about the economy.

Can kill your brain cells…

Chronic stress can flood the brain with powerful hormones intended for short-term emergency situationsChronic exposure can damageshrink, and in the worst cases, kill brain cells.

A good reason to eat chocolate…

Research has shown that dark chocolate reduces stress hormones, including cortisolAdditionallycocoa is rich in antioxidants, which are beneficial for both the body and mind. There’s a reason to eat more chocolate!

Research has shown that dark chocolate reduces stress hormones, including cortisol. Additionally, cocoa is rich in antioxidants, which are beneficial for both the body and mind. There’s a reason to eat more chocolate!

Primarily affects war-torn countries…

Children and adolescents with a parent in the military are reported to have higher levels of stress and emotional problems than other childrenteenagers, and adolescents.


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