Psychological and physical disorders related with stress are connected with chronic stress and exhaustion. Creatures actually die from extreme unrelieved stress. It happens all of the time with men and women who have kept stress and tension within their lives.
In humans, infants deprived of sufficient physical and emotional nurturing are considered chronically stressed. Infants and very young children have died as a result of such deprivation. Indeed, adults dealing with chronic stress are at higher risk for heart attacks and strokes, which are themselves life-threatening.
The medical community today estimates that excess stress plays a role in 70-90 percent of all health complaints plaguing modern societies. Realizing the implications of the results of study in this field, researchers at centers around the world continue to build on this research to better recognize the nature of stress and how we can deal with it.