Physical symptoms of stress include:
- Low energy.
- Upset stomach, including diarrhea, constipation, and nausea.
- Aches, pains, and tense muscles.
- Chest pain and rapid heartbeat.
- Frequent colds and infections.
- Loss of sexual desire and/or ability.
How do you know that you are stress?
But if you are facing a lot of pressure or problems, you may start to feel like you’re often too stressed out. Signs that you are getting too stressed may include: Feeling down or tired. Feeling angry or edgy.
Can you be stressed without knowing it?
“It’s common for people to not realize they are stressed out,” Borenstein says. “Often people minimize the stress they are under, the affect it has, and don’t take action.” Some physical signs of stress can often be mistaken to be symptoms of some other issue. So listen closely to what your body is trying to tell you.
What are 5 emotional signs of stress?
Let’s look at some of the emotional signs of stress and what you can do to reduce and manage them.
- Low sex drive.
- Memory and concentration problems.
- Compulsive behavior.
- Mood swings.
What does stress do to your body?
Stress hormones affect your respiratory and cardiovascular systems. During the stress response, you breathe faster in an effort to quickly distribute oxygen-rich blood to your body. Stress hormones cause your blood vessels to constrict and divert more oxygen to your muscles so you’ll have more strength to take action.