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Why Zebras Don’t Get Ulcers: The Acclaimed Guide to Stress, Stress-Related Diseases, and Coping

8 minutes
How chronic stress influences basic human health.

Plagues and natural predators may not be the threats they once were, but chronic stress has taken their place as a danger to the human species. In this Snapshot, you’ll learn why stress has caused significant changes to the patterns of human illness, and how stress influences cardiovascular wellness, the immune system, digestion, and memory. Fortunately, you can fight back; this Snapshot includes some strategies for dealing with your own chronic stress.

Read this Snapshot if you:

  • Are interested in how stress evolved and why it seems to be a growing problem
  • Need to learn ways to cope with stress and anxiety
  • Want to learn about the effects of stress on your body
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