We have mentioned that the function of our kidneys plays a vital role in the development of high blood pressure and heart disease. The type of kidney disease that contributes and the nervous system act as the balance wheels that maintain an equilibrium protecting us against collapse. He has demonstrated that when the body is exposed to stress it arouses an increase in the secretion of our glands; this counteracts the effects of stress and protects us against breakdown.
It is when stress continues over a long period of time or is greater than the body can safely handle that the ability of the glands to pour out these lifesaving secretions becomes impaired and the body is unable to make the necessary adjustments. When this happens, health and life are endangered.