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Continual, or chronic, stress can cause mood swings, reduced empathy, and impulse-control issues. It’s also associated with an increased risk of cardiovascular disease and stroke.

When we don’t properly recover after a stressful episode, we continue to absorb stress unconsciously, which can result in chronic stress.
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To read the article, see “How to turn everyday stress into ‘optimal stress’,” February 18, 2021.