A little stress can be good for you, but when you’re constantly feeling under pressure, overwhelmed, anxious, and totally frazzled – the effects can actually add up to something dangerous. Stress causes deterioration in everything from your gums to your heart and can make you more susceptible to illnesses ranging from the common cold to cancer.

5 scary ways stress wreaks havoc on your health:

  1. Helps cancer cells survive
  2. Shrinks the brain
  3. Increases risk of Chronic Diseases
  4. Decreases immune system
  5. Increases risk of heart attack