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Physical Effects of Stress

Stress affects more than just our psychological health, contribute unwanted effects on our physical as well as emotional health. Because of the amount of pressure we feel at work or the problems we face in our personal lives, our health tends to place only second on the list of priorities we have. As we speak, your body may be crying out for help; below are some signs that may indicate that your body is stressed out.

Fatigue and Drowsiness

Whenever you’re stressed about something, don’t be surprised when it keeps you up at night; sleeps problems are common with people who are stressed. A night of tossing and turning can easily be recovered, but when it occurs on a regular basis then you’ll feel the weight the consequences soon. As you may have already experienced, a sleepless night entails and lousy feeling all throughout the day; this affects your performance and decision making.

Irritable Bowel Syndrome or IBS

IBS or irritable bowel syndrome affects a person’s digestive system, don’t fret too much because it’s quite common. Don’t get us wrong, IBS is not caused by stress, but stress greatly exasperates the symptoms. For a person who’s already prone to constipation, diarrhoea and upset stomachs, the symptoms can worsen or increase in regularity when that person is stressed. People who are experiencing these dreadful symptoms should consult their doctors right away and discuss all the possible treatment for IBS. There are those that would take various medications in hopes of stumbling upon the best one for them, this is partnered with added probiotics to their diet. While others even add a couple of exercises into the mix; some exercises can help with IBS symptoms. If you look at the majority of reported IBS cases, they are actually able to take full control of the mild IBS symptoms by implementing a healthier lifestyle and diet; stress can actually be decreased if you feel good about yourself and your body.

Terrible Headaches

Tension headaches are experienced by almost everyone every now and then since it’s the most common type of headache. There are days when you feel like the world is on your shoulders and nothing looks like it’ll go as you planned, during these days you’re under a lot of stress and thus more susceptible to excruciating headaches. Tension headaches are not a sign of serious illnesses that you might have, they just come out of nowhere when you’re dehydrated, experience over fatigue or just dead tired.

Cold and Coughs

It’s no surprise when a person gets a cold or cough after a lengthy stressful situation; the stress greatly affects the immune system and ultimately the entire performance of the person. A compromised immune system is a weak immune system, thus even a weak cough or cold will ruin your day and make you miss out on a lot of work and activities.