Oxidative stress is the imbalance between the production of free radicals and the ability of the body to counteract their negative effects by neutralizing them with antioxidants. But what exactly does that mean? And how does this affect your body?
If you think life on earth is stressful, try spending time in space. You must constantly perform high-profile tasks with experts critiquing every move. You don’t have your family and friends around to support you. You have unnatural light, zero gravity, strange food, and disrupted sleeping patterns. Astronauts are isolated, fatigued, and STRESSED. How does this affect their health?