This video discusses the importance of managing allostatic stress if one wishes to stay healthy. Some of the biggest and most dangerous diseases in the US, such as high cholesterol, high blood pressure, or diabetes, prey upon those whose allostatic load has been raised by stressors. These stressors can be physical, mental, or chemical, and are aggravated or reduced by things like diet and how they are treated. In order to avoid the many negative effects of a high allostatic load, it is important to find an appropriate treatment and make the changes you need to your lifestyle. To find out more about the causes, effects, and treatments of a high stress level, watch this video now.