Instead of stress actually effecting you it's the way that stress is percieved by your body. We treat stress like it's a terrible thing because that's how it's percieved but it's actually good, because it's our body telling us we need to slow down.
I think this article does a great job at explaining how stress effectts the body in a negative way. It does a great job explaining what stress really is and where it comes from and how to get rid of it.
This was a really helpful article. it explains how to still do productive work when you are under extreme stress. All the tips it told me are really helpful and i'll use them whenever im under lots of stress