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How To Know If My Body Is Stressed Out?

We often hear the doctors say that stress is the source of many of our problems. But we never fully understood what that meant. 

In this article, we will go through some symptoms that we need to watch out for. 

1. Heart problems 

Our heart is the organ that mostly responds to stress. When we are under stress there is a lot of adrenaline released in our body. 

This makes our blood pressure increase together with our heart rate. A lot of times it has been proved as the lead cause of heart attacks.

2. Persistent Colds 

You can catch a cold very easily if you are in a stressful situation. It is not always the weather. 

3. Skin issues

If you have existing skin issues you should know that stress can worsen them. It can create acne or wrinkles.

4. Hair problems

If you are experiencing hair loss it doesn’t necessarily mean you are sick. It is probably the stress.

5. Weight issues

Stress produces a lot of adrenaline which makes our metabolism run fast. As a consequence, you lose weight. 

6. Stomachache

Stomachache is a very common symptom of stress. It makes our digestive system more sensitive.

7. Headaches

Another symptom of the presence of stress is having headaches. You can temporarily cure it with painkillers. But in the long run, it can turn into a migraine.

8. Insomnia

There are a lot of reasons that cause insomnia and stress is one of them. It makes it hard to sleep because of the high activity in the nervous system. 

9. Less sex drive

if you experience a lot of stress there is a high probability that it will lower your sex drive.

10. Less focus

The presence of stress makes it hard for you to focus. It can affect your career, your study, or your life in general. 

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