Stress is the body's reaction to any change that requires an adjustment or response. Knowingly, our body reacts mentally, physically and emotionally to it. Everyday incidents add some stress into us as from environment, body and thoughts. Stress can affect all aspects of our life, including your emotions, behavior, thinking ability and physical health. No part of our body is immune, but, because people handle stress differently and as a result symptoms of stress may vary while diagnosing.

Symptoms can be confusing, vague and misunderstood. It is important to discuss them with your doctor. You may experience any of the following symptoms of stress:


Emotional Symptoms of Stress Include:

  • Feeling agitated, frustrated and unstable
  • Difficult to relax and quiet your mind
  • Low self-esteem, lonely, worthless and depressed
  • Avoiding interaction

Physical Symptoms of Stress Include:

  • Mild headaches
  • Upset stomach, including diarrhea, constipation and nausea
  • Depressed muscles
  • Chest pain and rapid heartbeat
  • Insomnia