Over 40 percent of all adults experience adverse health effects because of stressful situations. Nowadays, stress is present in our lives more often. Stress can been linked with health problems such as: anxiety, arthritis, asthma, depression, diabetes, headaches, heart problems, high blood pressure, and even skin disorders.
It is very important for us to learn how to deal with being overstressed. We can’t be immune to stress, bit somehow we can learn how to lessen the negative effects.
Here are the most common signs that show you are overstressed:
1. Changes in mood
When you experience changes in mood, which means you are happy one minute and the other you are sad, it can be a sign of being overstressed. If you feel anxious, nervous try to talk to someone to help you overcome your stressful situations.
2. No patience at all
If you are getting angry quickly, or argue with everyone, it can be a sign of being distressed. The lack of patience and tolerance in others, and in yourself, can be a sign that you need to slow down and ask for help.
3. Eating disorders
If you are having eating problems, low appetite, or eating too much, can be a sign of being overstressed. If you are worrying and not addressing the issues, it can make you lose weight or gain weight.
4. Hair loss
Hair loss can be also a sign for your emotional stress. Try to figure out what cause you this emotional change and start talking for your problems with professionals.
5. Sleeping problems
Any changes in sleep patterns, like insomnia or sleeping too much needs to be addressed as soon as possible, because this can be a sign of being overstressed. Start with exercising, meditation, lifestyle changes, and healthy diet in order to solve the sleep problems.
6. Constant body pain
When you are overstressed, your body starts responding to it. If you have stomach issues, diarrhea, ulcers, tense muscles and chest pains, it means you are under stress, and you shouldn’t ignore these symptoms.