December 4, 2020

Stress symptoms

Stress can manifest itself in different ways, depending on the type of stress you suffer or the phase in which each person is located. In this way they intensify as it worsens and goes from acute to acute to acute episodic or chronic, or when it goes beyond the alarm phase and is installed in the resistance or exhaustion phase.

In any case, symptoms can be of different types:

1) Physicals: symptoms of this type are many and very varied, depending on each person and the type of stress that the person suffers:

  • Excessive sweating, especially on the hands.
  • Feet cold hands.
  • Muscle tension, usually in the back and neck (contractual).
  • Breathing disturbance.
  • Tingling in the stomach.
  • Bowel cramps.
  • Diarrhea or constipation.
  • Nausea.
  • Palpitations.
  • Increased heart rate.
  • Increased blood pressure.
  • Migraating-type headaches.
  • Chest tightness.
  • Difficulty swallowing.
  • Dry mouth.
  • Appearance of sores in the oral mucosa.
  • Exacerbation of eczema.
  • Tremor.
  • Cold hands and feet.
  • Sexual dysfunction.
  • Absence or increase in appetite.
  • Tiredness.

2) Emotional:

  • Concern.
  • State of nervousness.
  • Fear or panic.
  • Anguish.
  • You win crying.
  • Mood swings.
  • Irritability.
  • Disproportionate concern.
  • Anxiety.
  • Depression.
  • Wishes to scream.
  • Relativity.

3) Behavioral:

  • Keep moving.
  • Nervous laughter.
  • Crying.
  • Bruiser.
  • A sharp attitude in dealing with other people.
  • Irritability.
  • Appearance of nervous tics.
  • Disorders in sexual activity, such as absence of sexual desire.
  • Sleep disturbances (insomnia or excessive sleep).
  • Need to eat compulsively or loss of appetite.
  • Nervous Tics.
  • Sexual problems.
  • Overeating or quitting.
  • Drinking or smoking more than usually does.

4) Cognitive:

  • Difficulty concentrating.
  • Memory disturbances.
  • Not being able to make decisions.
  • Repetitive thoughts.
  • Catastrophic ideas.
  • Latitude in the development of logical thinking.
  • Feeling overwhelmed by the situation.
  • Feeling of failure.
  • Need for something to happen that ends up with the situation.

Another common problem is that when a person becomes aware that they are suffering from a stressful situation, symptoms can become more exacerbated by feeling unable to control it. The important thing is to know that stress can be treated, especially when it comes to sporadic acute stress or chronic stress, so it’s a good place to be.

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