By Mikayla Shelton, Maddy Gansman
University of Southern Indiana
Effects of Chronic Stress
Chronic stress can cause a variety of health problems, spanning from small issues to life-threatening diseases. There are many steps that can be taken to alleviate stress. Mindfulness-Based Stress Reduction exercise can help decrease the risk of developing certain diseases related to stress (Stults-Kolehmainen & Sinha, 2014).