Tag Archives: Mindfulness

08 Mar 2024

Long term chronic stress and the effect on our allostatic load

Allostatic load is a term we are going to hear a lot more about in the future. It is used in the field of psychology and medicine to describe the cumulative wear and tear on the body as a result of chronic stress. It refers to the physiological consequences of chronic exposure to stressors, which can lead to a range of negative health outcomes. The concept of allostatic load highlights the interconnectedness of the mind and body, emphasizing the impact of psychological stress on physical health.

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