stress symptoms

Stress Symptoms

Modern life is full of, deadlines, hassles frustrations, and demands. This is one of the viable reasons why stress has turned out to be a part and parcel of our lives. Stress cannot be considered bad always. In small dosages, it can help you in performing well under pressure. To be more specific, it helps you stay motivated. However, when you are running in emergency mode on a consistent basis, your body and mind have to often pay the price.

We all are affected by stress at some or the other point of our lives. Once you identify the stress symptoms you can easily manage them. Another thing that we often ignore is that stress symptoms are often considered to be indicators of other things. Hence, if you are in doubt of such, make sure to consult your doctor at the earliest.

What is intended out here is that if you often find yourself feeling frazzled as well as overwhelmed, the time has come to take action and bring your nervous system back into balance.

Let us first start of with the cognitive as well as emotional stress symptoms

  • Feeling irritable
  • Feeling frustrated if you are asked to wait for somebody for a prolonged period of time
  • Feeling restless
  • Finding it hard to concentrate on a particular thing
  • Getting confused easily
  • Experiencing problems of memory loss
  • Deep sunk in negative thoughts
  • Negative self-talk
  • Experiencing mood swings every now and then
  • Over eating
  • Eating even if you are not in a mood to eat
  • Not having sufficient energy to get things done
  • Getting negative feelings that you cannot cope up with a problem
  • Finding it difficult when it comes to making decisions
  • Experiencing emotional outbursts every now and then
  • feeling upset without any reason
  • You don’t share the sense of humor that you used to do at one point of life

Let us now take into consideration the physical symptoms of stress-

  • Muscle tension
  • Pain in lower back area
  • Pains in neck or shoulders
  • Chest pain
  • Stomach or abdominal pain
  • Nervous tics or Muscle spasms
  • Unexplained rashes
  • Unexplained skin irritations
  • Racing or pounding heart
  • Sweaty palms
  • Sweating even if you are not physically active
  • Getting ‘butterflies’ in stomach
  • Indigestion as well as ‘the gurgles’
  • Diarrhea
  • Unable to sleep
  • excessive sleep
  • Breathlessness
  • Holding breath

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