Stress has become a serious problem as lack of stress management rises among the population despite efforts and medications in worser cases. In short bursts, stress can be positive, such as when it helps you avoid danger or meet a deadline. But a prolonged stress can be dangerous and have adverse effects on health.
Study published in the journal Translational psychiatry concluded that that cumulative stress is associated with epigenetic aging in a healthy population, and these associations are modified by bio behavioral resilience factors.
Chronic stress is linked to negative long-term health consequences, raising the possibility that stress is related to accelerated aging. Study reports cumulative stress was associated with accelerated Grim Age and stress-related physiologic measures of adrenal sensitivity (Cortisol/ACTH ratio) and insulin resistance (HOMA).