How Stress Affects Your Body & Mind

Tense? Worked-up? Fatigued? These are some of the many signs of stress, of which can be very harmful to your body and mind. Your body becomes stressed by battling continuous challenges without relief and begins to wear on your well-being.

If you don't give your body the relaxation and breaks it needs from stress you will become distressed. The common symptoms of this level of stress are:

  • headaches
  • upset stomach
  • elevated blood pressure
  • chest pain
  • sleeping troubles
  • muscle tension/pain

These symptoms could worsen over time making your body more susceptible to certain viruses and diseases. Your mind too is affected with stress and will begin to affect your behavior as well if not treated. These affects on your mind include:

  • anxiety
  • restlessness
  • irritability
  • depression
  • lack of motivation/focus

To help cope and heal your body and mind from these stress symptoms doctors, therapists and other health professionals recommend the power of massage. The healing power of massage helps the body and mind recuperate, relieving aches and pains and encouraging relaxation. For more information on how our chairs help numerous people recover from distress and stress symptoms call us at 603-347-6006 and visit our website at

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