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Chronic stress takes a toll on overall health and wellbeing. Unchecked it can cause a host of physical and mental health issues including depression and anxiety, insomnia, weight gain, inability to focus, high blood pressure, heart disease, stroke, reduced physical activity and poor nutrition. The link between what happens in the mind and what happens in the body is well-researched, and behavioral scientists and other experts have long worked to help people understand the correlation between physical health and mental health.

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