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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

Menstrual problems

Acne and other skin problems

http://www.womenshealth.gov/faq/stress-your-health.cfm#d

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Biblical Reference

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

Physical Activity

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

http://www.mayoclinic.com/health/exercise-and-stress/SR00036

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