Headaches, heart problems, insomnia, decreased desire for sex… One of the most common causes of these problems is chronic stress.
Each of us experiences some tension in our daily lives. At work, at home, with loved ones, with children… Although it is difficult to control it completely, stress, if not controlled to some extent, can cause serious damage to our body. If your body is stressed, see in the following lines.
Psoriasis, acne and other skin conditions can be caused as a result of stress. According to a number of studies, there is a direct relationship between a high level of psychological stress and the condition of the skin.Even if you don't suffer from the above, remember that general aging of the skin, the appearance of wrinkles is also to some extent due to stress.
Change in body weight
Do you find any change in your weight? Regular stress causes the levels of the stress hormone cortisol to rise. It is very important for stabilizing the metabolism of fats and carbohydrates, as well as for maintaining blood sugar levels. When cortisol levels are high, then we tend to put on extra pounds, especially around the waist.
But in some cases, stress and anxiety can cause a sharp drop in body weight due to increased adrenaline levels. This hormone speeds up the metabolism, but slows down the excretion (generally speaking, the release) of fat.
Chronic stress has a direct impact on our body's defenses. Our immune system becomes less sensitive to cortisol, which leads to more serious inflammation in the body, which most often manifests as colds.
According to a number of studies, stress can have a negative effect on the gastrointestinal tract. Bloating, gas, aches, nausea… these can all be due to everyday stress.
You have a hard time concentrating
How do you find yourself lately at work when you have to study, concentrate on certain things? If you find it hard to focus and think about everything else, maybe you should stop for a minute and think about what the stress level is in your daily life. Nervous tension is one of the leading reasons for not being able to concentrate.
Hair loss can be caused by a number of factors. Change of seasons, drastic diets, hormonal disorders and… stress. If you've recently noticed that your hair is falling out more than usual, think about how to reduce the stress in your daily life.