Posted on Apr 19, 2022
Effects of stress
The human body is made for experiencing stress & reacting towards it. Stress could be positive for keeping us alert & ready for avoiding danger. However, it gets negative for individuals experiencing regular challenges with no relief from the challenges. Consequently, people get overworked & tension builds.
Stress which continues with no relief could result in distress which is a negative stress reaction. Distress could cause physical problems like a headache, increased blood pressure, upset stomach, chest pain & sleeping troubles.
Stress aggravates when individuals turn to alcohol, drugs and tobacco for relieving their stress. Unfortunately, rather than relieving the stress, these substances keep our body distressed & lead to further problems. The following must be considered:
Signs and Symptoms associated with Stress:
Stress could affect every aspect of our lives such as emotions, ability to think, behavior & physical health. Nothing in our body is immune, however, symptoms of stress vary as people deal with stress in different ways. Symptoms could be vague & could be same as that result from medical conditions. It is important that we discuss them with a good doctor. We can experience any of the below symptoms of stress