Working too hard could be killing your sex drive according to new research 6 years ago

Working too hard could be killing your sex drive according to new research

A good excuse to relax.

Low sex drive or erectile dysfunction could be a sign that you are too stressed according to new research which shows exactly what is happening to your body when you are under pressure.

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Stress, for a lot of us, has become a part of our everyday lives and here are a number of reasons to chill out, relax on the couch and unwind.

Check out what stress is actually doing to your body.

Breathing: Stress can quicken breathing, trigger asthma and panic attacks in susceptible people

Heart: There is a risk of heart problems such as high blood pressure and cholesterol increase

Sexuality: Stress is a common cause of erectile dysfunction and low libido

Liver: Stress causes the liver to produce extra glucose which can increase type 2 diabetes

Muscles: Under stress a persons muscles tense up. A constant state of tension can lead to shoulder and back pain as well as headaches

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Self-control: Stress can impact on part of the body linked to self control which can lead to poor dietary choices.

Stomach: Too much stress can lead to nausea which can lead to ulcers or severe pain.

Hat-tip to Business Insider