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Glossary: stress, Masonic Cancer Center, University of Minnesota

stress

(stres)

The response of the body to physical, mental, or emotional pressure. This may make a person feel frustrated, angry, or anxious, and may cause unhealthy chemical changes in the body. Untreated, long-term stress may lead to many types of mental and physical health problems.

2008-05-30

2008-05-30

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