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Stress Management

Symptoms of Stress

Stress Management

How and when do you happen to know you are stressed? Dr. Levine, one of the psychologists says people get sick when they are stressed. Do you know stress suppresses the immune system thus making it easier to get sick and harder to fight off the bugs?

Stress is a typical part of our lives. Most of the events happening in and around us, and also many things we do self, put stress on our body. We get to experience stress from our environments (personal stress, stress @ school & stress @ workplace), our body, and our thoughts. But anything in excess is a danger, so is the same with the stress too. More stress can prove fatal.

 

Stress can have a bad impact on health including behaviors, emotions, thinking, sleep, capability, physically and mentally as well. The symptoms of stress are unclear and vary accordingly in the way people handle it. If you or someone you know encounters with any of the below symptoms of stress, it is good to consult a psychiatrist.

Signs & Symptoms of Stress

 

There are different indications of stress which include physical, emotional, behavioral and cognitive. Here is a table representing the symptoms of stress-

 

Physical Symptoms Psychological symptoms Behavioral indications Cognitive Signs
  • Increase in heartbeat rate and chest pain
  • Low energy and frequent headaches
  • Excessive sweating
  • Insomnia
  • Stomach upset including constipation, diarrhea, nausea, etc.
  • Easily get frustrated and agitated
  • Loss of self-control.
  • Loss of mindfulness.
  • Low self-esteem, feel depressed or worthlessness.
  • Isolating from others.
  • Increase in the use of alcohols, drugs, and cigarettes
  • Exhibit nervous behavioral activities like fidgeting, nail biting, etc.
  • Loss of appetite
  • Procrastinate and avoid responsibilities.
  • Racing thoughts and Constant worrying.
  • Forgetfulness.
  • Poor judgment and Inability to focus.
  • Be pessimistic.

 

If these symptoms are unrecognized over a long period of time, then you will have to face serious health consequences that may produce severe effects and health problems like anxiety, depression, personality disorders, cardiovascular as well as skin problems, gastrointestinal problems, etc.

 

Treat the Symptoms of Stress

 

Do you want to improve on how you can handle your stress? Do not worry you can easily get a help. If you aren’t sure if the cause is your stress or even though if you have taken necessary measures to control your level of stress but still the symptoms continue, then it is advisable you opt for a therapist or professional counselor. They can well help you in identifying the source of your stress and assist you to learn new managing tools.

 

If you or someone you know is stressed, help them relieve stress with psychologists or a psychiatrist. Visit www.cadabamshospitals.com to know more about the causes and effects of stress. You can also reach us @+91 97414 76476 to book an appointment with one of our best treatment psychologist  or a psychiatrist who can help you manage stress.

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