Chronic Stress creates an enormous physiological imbalance leading to


Emotional Problems 


  • Overwhelmed
  • Exhausted
  • Depressed
  • Overwhelming anxiety
  • Overwhelming anxiety
  • Overwhelming anger/Irritability
  • Brain Fog
  • Panic

These Symptoms …

  • Headaches
  • Tense Muscles; sore neck & back
  • Fatigue
  • Difficulty falling asleep/ Insomnia
  • Bouts of Anger/Hostility
  • Eating too much/too little
  • Diarrhea, Cramps, Gas, Constipation
  • Restlessness, Itching, Tics
  • Difficulty Concentrating
  • Grinding Teeth, Clenching Jaw
  • Frequent colds, flu, sickness

These Chronic Problems …

  • High Blood Pressure
  • Ulcers
  • Depression
  • Burnout
  • Immune System Problems
  • Fibromyalgia
  • Asthma
  • Cancer
  • Digestive Problems
  • Endocrine Problems
  • Respiratory Ailments
  • Obesity
  • TMJ
  • Heart Disease (may be the #1 cause)[i]
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    Business, Community, and Global Impact

    • 40% of workers reported their job was very or extremely stressful
    • Nearly half of all workers suffer from moderate to severe stress while on the job[1]
    • 66 percent of employees report that they have difficulty focusing on tasks at work because of stress.[2]
    • Workplace stress costs U.S. employers an estimated $200 billion per year in absenteeism, lower productivity, staff turnover, workers' compensation, medical insurance and other stress-related expenses.
    • Sixty percent of lost workdays each year can be attributed to stress.
    • An estimated 75 to 90 percent of visits to health care providers are due to stress-related conditions, costing employers in increased health care costs.[3]
    • Stressed employees take an average of 4.6 sick days per year compared to 2.6 days for employees reporting low stress levels.
    • “Presenteeism”—the term used to describe attending work when unwell and unproductive was 50% higher for highly stressed employees with an average of 16 days per years versus around 10 days for employees with low stress levels.[4]
    • Employees with high stress have lower engagement and are less productive
    • Sleeping too little—defined as less than six hours each night—was one of the best predictors of on-the-job burnout.
    • Sleep deprivations costs American companies $63.2 billion a year in lost productivity.[5]
    • Anxiety disorders are the most common mental illness in the U.S., affecting 40 million adults (18% of the population) in the United States age 18 and older.[6]
    • $80,000,000,000 annual cost of depression in the U.S. due to lost productivity and health care[i]
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    • Specific Stress-Related Disorders Impact:

    • Generalized Anxiety Disorder, which affects 6.8 million adults.
    • Panic Disorder, which affects 6 million adults.
    • Posttraumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD), which affects 7.7 million adults.
    • Social Anxiety Disorder, which affects 15 million adults.
    • Major Depressive Disorder, which affects 16.1 million adults and is the leading cause of disability in the US for ages 15 to 44.[7]
    • In any given year, almost 1 in 10 adult Americans suffers from some type of depression
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    When you effectively reduce stress, the imbalance returns to homeostasis, healing happens, and the symptoms and problems go away:

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