How Stress Affects You

 

It Affects Your Body

If Affect Your Thoughts or Feelings

It Affects What You Do

Heart races

Easily angered

Undereating

Nausea/upset stomach

Nervous

Increased smoking

Increased/decreased appetite

Crying

Sleeping to escape

High blood pressure

Feeling depressed

Taking drugs

Heart races

Irritable

Withdraw from people

Nausea

Restlessness

Arguing

Dizziness

Cynical

Drinking

Tapping fingers

Feeling bored

Breaking things

Sweaty palms

Forgetfulness

Stop doing things you enjoy

Neck feel sore

Exhausted

Poor hygiene

Tightness of chest

Aggressive

Relationship problems

Legs feel shaky

Inability to sleep

Overeating

Backache

Can’t concentrate

 

Shortness of breath

Trouble making decisions

 

Grind teeth

 

 

Face feels hot

 

 

Headache

 

 

Fatigue

 

 

Feeling like you are in a fog

 

 

                                   

Our resources are not intended to be a substitute for professional medical advice, diagnosis or treatment. If you are in a crisis, please visit your local emergency department or call 911 immediately.

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