Understanding Stress And Disease

  Stress and Disease. Why Stress increases your risk of disease and illness Stress and disease. Why stress causes dis-ease, increases inflammation and reduces our immune system. Why stress is a modern-day killer. The body’s stress response is our bodies’ innate life-saving system that effectively responds to dangerous and life-threatening situations. That is why it is known as the survival response or fight or flight response. When you are in a state of stress. Your hypothalamus stimulates a release of…