The body responds to stress by releasing stress hormones. These hormones make blood pressure, heart rate, and blood sugar levels go up. Long-term stress can help cause a variety of health problems, including:
Mental health disorders, like depression and anxiety
Obesity Heart disease
High blood pressure
Abnormal heart beats
Acne and other skin problems
Find rest, O my soul, in God alone; my hope comes from him. He alone is my rock and my salvation; he is my fortress, I will not be shaken. PS 62:5-6 NIV
Exercise increases your overall health and your sense of well-being.
It helps to bump up the production of your brain’s feel-good neurotransmitters, called endorphins.
Sheds your daily tensions through movement
Improves your sleep, which is often disrupted by stress, depression and anxiety