Stress Disorder (Stress)

Stress is a conscious or unconscious psychological feeling or physical condition resulting from physical or mental or emotional stress.Types of Stress:

• Acute Stress

Generally acute stress happens to everyone. It can be instant reaction of newly occurred situation. Acute stress can be a normal stress pattern of human body.

• Episodic acute stress

Episodic acute stress is when you have frequent episodes of acute stress. This might happen if you’re often anxious and worried about things you suspect may happen.

• Chronic stress

When you have high-stress levels for an extended period of time, you have chronic stress. Long-term stress like this can have a negative impact on your health. It may contribute to:

    - Anxiety
    - Cardiovascular disease
    - Depression
    - High blood pressure
    - A weakened immune system

Causes of Stress

  • living with chronic illness
  • tension at work place or in school, college
  • surviving a life threatening accident or illness
  • There is no end to this list. A stress can be of any type. It all depends on individual and his/her sustainability.

    Common effects of Stress

  • Muscle tension or pain,
  • Chest pain,
  • Fatigue,
  • Stomach Upset,
  • Sleep Problems,
  • Somatic Complaints,
  • Sex related issues
  • Eating too much or too little
  • Difficulty in concentration
  • Difficulty for decision making
  • Digestion issues
  • Irritableness
  • Stress Headache
  • mild to moderate dull head pain
  • a band of pressure around your forehead
  • tenderness of the scalp and forehead
  • Stress backache
  • Stress ulcer
  • Stress Management

    Stress management starts with identifying the sources of stress in your life. Stress can be easily managed in different many ways. The best stress management plans usually include a mix of stress relievers that address stress physically and psychologically and help to develop resilience and coping skills.