Presidents Aging In Oval Office

Presidents aging fast in the Oval office demonstrates just how hard the most important job in the world can be. In fact, there’s been a lot of talk about President Barack Obama’s graying hair.

Most experts say the unending stress our commanders in chief face in office causes them to age twice as fast as they should. There has been plenty of commentary about the physical effects the presidency is taking on our current president. Some say President Barack Obama has aged a decade in just two years.

Obama has his share of high-stake decisions already, not to mention the pressure of being the first African-American president.

Stress symptoms may be affecting your health, even though you might not realize it. You may think illness is to blame for that nagging headache, your frequent insomnia or your decreased productivity at work. But stress may actually be the culprit.

Indeed, stress symptoms can affect your body, your thoughts and feelings, and your behavior. Being able to recognize common stress symptoms can give you a jump on managing them. Stress that’s left unchecked can contribute to health problems such as high blood pressure, heart disease, obesity and diabetes.

Common effects of stress on your body include headaches, muscle tension or pain, chest pain, fatigue, change in sex drive, stomach upset, sleep problems.

By: Rob Adams
Published: Jul 18, 2021
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