STRESS part 2

Here is an overview of what kind of problems stress might cause in an individual:

Musculo-skeletal

  • Pain/strain in back, shoulders, neck
  • Muscle inflammation
  • Posture-problems
  • Headaches

Digestive

  • Heart-burn
  • Ulcers
  • Poor digestion
  • Gastritis
  • Pain

Circulatory system

  • Numbing/tingling in arms/legs
  • Heart palpitations
  • Shortness of breath
  • Dizziness
  • High blood pressure

Emotional/Psychological

  • Sleeping disorders
  • Headaches
  • Mood swings
  • Anxiety
  • Panic-attacks
  • Depression*
  • Aggressiveness
  • Suicide

Mental

Problems with:

  • Concentration
  • Learning
  • Memorizing
  • Decision-making

*(Predicted to be the leading occupational disease of the 21st century, responsible for more days lost than any other single factor.)

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