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National Institutes of Health: “Stress-Defeating Effects of Exercise Traced to Emotional Brain Circuit,” “Stress, Obesity Link Found,” “Fact Sheet on Stress.”
American Psychological Association: “Stress effects on the body.”
Mayo Clinic: Diseases and Conditions: “Low sex drive in women.”
The Journal of Sexual Medicine: “Anxiety and erectile dysfunction: a global approach to ED enhances results and quality of life.”
Anxiety and Depression Association of America: “Exercise for Stress and Anxiety,” “Stress.”
The American Association for the Advancement of Science.
Harvard Health Publications: “Belly fat boosts risk of dying of heart disease.”
Stanford University: “Embracing stress is more important than reducing stress, Stanford psychologist says.”
UC Berkeley: “The Surprising Benefits of Stress,” “Researchers find out why some stress is good for you.”
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