HEALTHY LIVING
04/02/2013 08:47 GMT | Updated 04/02/2013 11:03 GMT

Stress Health Effects: 10 Scary Things It's Doing To Your Body

When you're constantly feeling overwhelmed and anxious, the cumulative effects can be dangerous.

We know that a little stress can be good for you, but when you're constantly feeling under pressure -- overwhelmed, anxious, totally frazzled -- the effects can actually add up to something dangerous. As if a clear, peaceful mind wasn't incentive enough to de-stress, we rounded up some of the scariest ways stress can wreak havoc on our bodies -- from fueling cancer to raising the risk of heart attacks.

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