Consequences and Symptoms

Stress can lead to the following consequences:-

  1. heart disease
  2. chronic fatigue
  3. anxiety attacks
  4. mood swings
  5. psychological distress
  6. depression
  7. sleep problems
  8. eating disorders
  9. peptic ulcers
  10. poor resistance against diseases.
  11. chronic pain
  12. colds
  13. flu
  14. viruses
  15. headaches
  16. migraines
  17. alcoholism

 

There is a direct connection between stress and different diseases. A medical research has found out that the good amount of people who visit the doctors are stressed out.  

There are different signs and symptoms related to Stress. The symptoms can be divided into four broad categories. 

    • Intellectual Symptoms
    • Emotional Symptoms
    • Physical Symptoms
    • Behavioural Symptoms

Intellectual Symptoms relate to the ways that stress can affect one?s mind. These may include the following:-

  • Lack of Concentration.
  • Negativity.
  • Poor Memory.
  • Lack of Rationality.
  • Confusion.

 

Emotional Symptoms relate to the ways that stress can make a person feel. These may include the following:-

  • Being very moody
  • Overreacting to certain things
  • Severe despondency or dejection.
  • Lack of confidence
  • Being short tempered

 

Physical Symptoms relate to the way stress can affect one?s body. These may include the following:-

  • Different body aches.
  • Problems in the digestive system.
  • Chest pain.
  • Fatigue
  • Insomnia
  • Skin problems
  • Sexual problems such as decreased sex drive.
  • High blood pressure. 
  • Weight gain or loss.

 

Behavioural Symptoms relate to the ways stress can affect one?s behaviour. These may include the following:-

    • Being irresponsible.
    • Isolation from the outside world.
    • Taking to drugs and alcohol.