Bad Effects of Stress

Stress is a common feeling or reaction that happens to everyone. What usually causes stress?

  • Disease in the elderly
  • Bills
  • Work
  • Problem
  • Cant sleep

What happens to human body when stressed?

  • Memory loss
  • Hot headed
  • Chest tightness
  • Short of breath
  • Stomach acid increases
  • Unable to defecate or have diarrhea
  • Sweating

Bad Effects of Stress

  • Muscle and joints pain – stress can cause pain, tightness or soreness in your muscles, as well as spasms of pain.
  • Heart and lungs – too much stress produce hormone cortisol that may cause increase heart rate, heart disease, heart rhythm abnormalities, stroke, asthma, rapid breathing, shortness of breath and high blood pressure.
  • Digestive system – stomach pain, gas, diarrhea, and constipation.
  • Skin– some skin condition such as, wrinkled skin, having pimples, eczema, psoriasis, hives and itchiness
  • Hair loss
  • Immune system – stress weakens the body’s defenses and its easy to get sick.
  • Mental health – stress can bring symptoms of depression and reduce enthusiasms for activities .
  • Shoulder, head and jaw – the effects of stress in your body can move through the tension triangle, which includes, shoulders, head and jaw
  • Brain – mind log, no concentration, irritable, mood changes

Disclaimer: This is for informative and educational purposes only. Always consult a health professional for questions and advise regarding health issues.


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