Effects stress has on the body . Jacob Shirley. What is stress?. Stress is the emotional and physical way in which we respond to pressure. . What cause stress?. Things such as work, family, money, your health, a new born baby, a wedding, or a new house are big contributors to stress.
Mental or emotional stress symptoms.
Some people use alcohol, tobacco, or drugs to relieve their stress. But instead of relieving their stress, it makes it worse by keeping the body in a stressed state. This can cause even more problems.