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  • 30 Common Signs of Stress

    Stress is a reaction that occurs when someone feels pressured or threatened, and while some amount of stress can energize you and motivate you to complete tasks, too much of it can negatively your mental and physical health. Even if you regularly experience stress, you may be unaware of the numerous ways in which it can manifest itself. Here are 30 of the most common signs of stress:

    1. Headaches
    2. Blurred vision
    3. Eye soreness
    4. Tearfulness
    5. Jaw clenching
    6. Teeth grinding
    7. Chest pain
    8. Increased blood pressure
    9. Heartburn
    10. Difficulty breathing
    11. Indigestion
    12. Diarrhea
    13. Constipation
    14. Muscle aches
    15. Skin rashes
    16. Itchiness
    17. Sweating
    18. Nail biting
    19. Dizziness
    20. Fainting
    21. Insomnia
    22. Fatigue
    23. Sudden weight changes
    24. Menstrual cycle changes
    25. Racing thoughts
    26. Panic attacks
    27. Depression
    28. Feeling overwhelmed, restless, nervous, anxious, fearful, impatient, irritable, or angry
    29. Having trouble concentrating, making decisions, and remembering things
    30. Worsening of other mental health problems

    Offering Help With Stress Management

    Stress can take a serious toll on the mind and body—impacting your overall health and well-being—so if you’re experiencing any of the signs described above, it’s important to seek assistance. Luckily, you can turn to the skilled therapists at our practice for help with stress management. We’ll start by asking you about what causes you to feel stressed and how that stress affects your life. Then, once we’ve learned about your unique circumstances, we’ll provide you with personalized tools to help lower your stress levels. Contact us today to get started.