Physical and psychological symptoms of stress


Stress affects all- rich, poor, man, woman, young and old. It is called a disease of the modern times. It is known to be widespread in countries that rank higher on the scale of development. . Biologically speaking, it is a condition when our bodies lose hormones such as cortisol and adrenaline in order that the body reacts quickly to the exigent situation. Stress may result in headaches, allergies, insomia (lack of sleep), backache, fatigue and hypertension. Stress can be inherited or can occur due to past traumatic experiences. Stress, in small amounts, can be good but too much of stress disorderly in life. In today's world of cut- throat competition, factors like relationship demands, professional demands, traumatic experiences, financial problems and environmental factors can cause stress in a person's life.
Stress is often called a twentieth century disorder, which is born out of man's chase of progress and the complexities that follow it. According to a survey, around three fourths of adults face gross emotional stress at least once a week. Experts say that 22.7 million Americans will suffer from stress disorders at some point of time in their individual lives.

Physical symptoms of stress:
It is generally perceived that stress is more of a psychological phenomenon and it doesn't have any physical symptoms. But it should not be forgotten that mind is a part of the body and that an ill mind makes the body also ill. An ill mind blocks the supply of free energy and positive attitude from the body and can be detected by symptoms like:
Aching muscles
Stomach problems
Diarrhea
Constipation
Cramps
fatigue

Psychological symptoms of stress:
The psychological symptoms of stress include:
Depression, spontaneous crying, despair and hopelessness
Anxiety
Panic attacks
Fearfulness
Compulsive and obsessive behaviors
Feeling out of control
Irritability, angry and resentment
Emotional numbness
Withdrawal from normal routine and relationships

Emotional stress is generally passed on from one generation to another. Children of stressed parents have a higher risk of being stressed out and tensed at encountering difficult and challenging situations. But it is also possible that such children learn to take such challenges, face them boldly and emerge as winners.

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