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Consequences of Stress

Prolonged stress can cause health problems that can affect you badly. When you are stressed your body reacts the same way it would react in a life-or-death situations. Being stressed all the time can raise blood pressure, suppress the immune system, increase the risk of heart attack and stroke, contribute to infertility, and speed up the aging process. Long-term stress can even rewire the
brain, which can leave you more vulnerable to anxiety and depression.

 Listed below are some of the health issues that can be caused or worsen because of stress. 
  • Pain of any kind
  • Heart disease
  • Digestive problems
  • Sleep problems
  • Depression
  • Obesity
  • Autoimmune diseases
  • Skin conditions, such as eczema
  • Asthma
  • Diabetes 
  • Alzeimer's Disease
  • Accelerated Aging
  • Weaken the Immune System

Resources
http://www.helpguide.org/mental/stress_signs.htm
http://www.webmd.com/balance/stress-management/features/10-fixable-stress-related-health-problems