Tuesday, January 27, 2009

The Effects of Stress is All in Your Belly

We often think that the effects of stress are more mental than physical. It's true that stress affects us mentally but the effects of stress also affect us physically. If you want an indication as to whether a person is successfully dealing with stress, just look at their belly. A person's belly is one of the best indicators of how they are dealing with chronic stress.

From the time of our caveman ancestors, our bodies have been well designed to deal with periods of acute stress--and then relaxation. This helped our ancestors survive the dangers of their day. The effects of stress can actually be healthy for us.....read full article

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