Stress cascades down your nervous system (SNS) and stimulates your hormonal system (HPAA).
Chronic and sustained levels of such stimulation increases the risk for health problems listed:
Alpha level Relaxation
We can learn to function with awareness and self control at alpha and theta brain wave frequencies.
At these frequencies, more of the mind goes to work for us with strikingly powerful and amazing results.
However, science had only recently cought up with this, when Prof.Dr.Herbert Benson proved in 1976, that Relaxation is also a stable physiological state.
Important changes happen to our body, when we are relaxed...