Long term implications
In this physiological response, the stress hormones are stimulated, immediately altering the blood pressure, the heart rate, muscle tension, the digestive process, alertness etc.
Whereas these responses are needed in survival circumstances. The long-term fight and flight arousal, which has become very common in our modern world, has been linked to common health problems.
High blood pressure, chronic fatigue, insomnia, anxiety, depression, digestive problems, heart attack, weak immune system, learning difficulties, hormonal imbalances, infertility and many more.
Being constantly under stress can really mess up your health. It also affects your mindset, it breeds negatively. Impacts your personal relationships, with family and community.