A Quick Insight on Stress, Its Causes and Signs

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Stress is the feeling you experience, when faced with a challenge

Stress is the feeling you experience,
when faced with a challenge

What exactly is stress?

Stress is the heavy feeling one experience when faced with any given challenge. In tiny dosage, stress can actually be beneficial in the way that it allows you to become more alert and might perhaps even give you a burst of energy. However, experiencing stress for long periods can simply take a serious toll on your mental and physical health.

What could be the common causes of stress?

Usually not being able to cope with something adequately or timely will usually lead to stress. But tension and anxiety can be caused by a miscellaneous of  other reasons as well such as facing marital problems, a death in the family, a bad day at work, an personal illness or illness in the family, retirement , pregnancy or something as simple as missing the train.

Signs of stress:

Everybody reacts to stress in a different way and hence your symptoms may be vary from someone else’s. A few of the signs of stress include overeating or under-eating, general aches and pains , absentmindedness, headaches , fatigue, weight loss or weight gain, feeling lackadaisical, lack of attentiveness, inefficiency at work, uncontrolled bursts of temper, depression, insomnia, upset stomach etc.

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