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what are the long-term and short term effects to prolonged exposure to stress?
The long term effects of stress on the body may result in the immune system being weakened. [ It may result in memory loss, dementia or Alzheimer's.It may result in a person being overweight and unhealthy due to not eating a healthy diet while being under stress. A short term effect of stress on the body could result in the 'fight or flight response being triggered.It may result in learning
difficulties and impair the cell communication between neurons in our brains.It may result in a person driving faster in a car due to a stressor. ]
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