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35 Symptoms of Stress

35 Symptoms of Stress: Inherently we tend to have cognitive and emotional symptoms of stress, that if ignored, will lead to physical and behavioral symptoms.
This means, that if we ignore our thoughts and feelings stress comes out in our behaviors and in our bodies.
The following are 35 predominant symptoms of stress…

 Cognitive Symptoms:

  1. Negativity
  2. Racing thoughts
  3. Poor judgement
  4. Memory problems
  5. Difficulty Concentrating

Emotional Symptoms:

1. Worrying
2. Moodiness
3. Irritability
4. Inability to Relax
5. Feeling Overwhelmed
6. Anxiety
7.Feeling Lonely
8. General Unhappiness
If these cognitive and emotional symptoms are not dealt with directly they often lead to the following physical and behavioral symptoms:
Physical Symptoms:

  1. High Blood Pressure
  2. Headaches
  3. Chronic Pain
  4. Digestive Issues
  5. Dizziness
  6. Irregular Heart Function
  7. Loss or Increase of Sex Drive
  8. Frequent Colds
  9. Insomnia
  10. Cancer

Behavioral Symptoms:

1. Sleeping too much or too little
2. Isolation
3. Procrastination
4. Being Defensive
5. Disorganization
6. Being Argumentative
7. Avoidance
8. Using alcohol, cigarettes, drugs or sex to feel better
9. Nervous Habits (leg tapping, nail biting etc)
10. Being Confrontational
11. Binge Eating
12. Crying
It’s important to remember that our thoughts and feelings directly affect our body and behaviors, so it’s important to deal with them as directly and intentionally as possible.
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