We all experience stress in our lives, whether it is at work, at school or in the family. Normally we can handle it well, but when stress becomes overwhelming or chronic, it can have a detrimental effect on our health. How do our body and mind react to stressful situations? Is the stress response always bad? What are the health consequences of too much stress? How can we prevent and reduce it? So many questions that we want to answer here.

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