Wednesday, 16 May 2012

Dangers Of Stress -The Symptoms You Can Look For

If you are under an enormous amount of pressure either from work, school or family life at home or all of the above plus anything else, then you really do need to know the dangers of stress and learn how to deal with it as soon as possible.

Increased levels of stress can cause serious health issues. You should look out for the following symptoms:

-          Headaches
-          Increased or abnormal heart rate
-          Tension in the shoulders and neck
-          Digestion problems
-          Problems like nausea, heartburn, constipation and/or diarrhea.

You may also realize that you get sick more often. This is caused by prolonged exposure to stressful situations which deplete your immune system and leave you with nothing to fight off even the most common germs that bombard us every single day.

Prolonged exposure to stressful situations can also lead to high blood pressure which can lead to heart attack and may also lead to stroke and sudden death.
If you have been under an increased amount of stress lately and have noticed any of these symptoms, you should see your doctor as soon as possible.

It is an established fact that stress and stressful situations are dangerous and bad to our health. We should look for ways to better manage and relieve stress to eliminate the possibility of it causing future health problems.

There are numerous techniques to reduce the amount of tension you feel in your life, which include but not limited to relaxing in a nice, hot bath or taking a walk.

Just being out in nature is said to be a huge stress reliever. If you have access to a nature preserve or a forest reserve, take the family on a nature walk, or go alone. Breathing the fresh air and watching the birds and animals all around you will make you feel a lot better. 

Other forms of exercise will benefit you, as well. Join a local gym and go work out all of your frustrations on the weight machines or treadmill. Do whatever you can to alleviate all the stressful situations in your life and you will not have to worry about the dangers of stress affecting your overall health in the long run.

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