I can’t think of any way it doesn’t. Primarily stress is bad Heart racing, palms sweaty – what does stress do to the body?
But, The Guardian’s thorough review of the effects of stress did identify one important positive effect:
“Research suggests that some stress exposure is crucial for developing the resilience that allows us to cope with unexpected and challenging situations in the future.”
But, far the most interesting part of this article is the fact that stress smells! Stinky stress sweating vs sweet exercise sweat! Who knew?