Stress is the body’s natural reaction to a challenge, a feeling of physical or emotional tension that can come from any situation or thought that makes you feel frustrated, angry or nervous. Although it is normal, and we all experience it from time to time, we should not let it flood us, overwhelm us and, ultimately, take charge of our lives.
Although stress is an evolutionary trait, chronic can have a great impact on our day to day. Most doctor visits today are aggravated by stress due to the fast-paced lifestyle we lead. Here are some troubling symptoms that you should pay attention to in the future.
You do not sleep well
The clearest. There is a complicated relationship between sleep and stress, as both feedback. If you can’t sleep, you’ll get stressed, and if you get stressed, you won’t be able to sleep. You may have trouble falling asleep or staying asleep because your mind is full of negative thoughts.
Keeping adequate sleep hygiene, always going to bed at the same time, giving up electronic devices until an hour before falling asleep, keeping the room temperature cool (ideally 21 degrees) and exercising regularly will help you sleep without having to count hundreds of sheep.
You can get sick more easily
As reported in a recent article published in ‘Prevention‘: stress generally has a negative impact on sleep, diet and exercise, all major components of overall health. Therefore, it is not surprising that your immune system is also compromised.
And cause cold sores
For those more prone to it, reducing stress can help prevent an outbreak. It seems easy to try, but it is not at all, although it has been shown that eating a healthy diet, sleeping the appropriate hours and exercising can help.
Does your gut hurt?
In addition to the nerves focusing on that area many times, reflux also affects the most stressful moments. This is because this chronic stress increases acid levels in the stomach, causing heartburn and, in some cases, ulcers, which are open sores on the stomach lining.
Sex life suffers too?
Take the example of confinement: in the current crisis, few people feel like having relationships with their partner, according to statistics, despite being locked up with them. Unfortunately, stress can also affect sex life and decrease desire.
It can raise your blood pressure
Not only alcohol consumption or a poor diet can raise your blood pressure but also stress, according to the American Heart Association. Take care of yourself and if you need to relieve anxiety,