Mostly stress is unidentified as you get used to it. However, that doesn’t really mean that it is not affecting you. After a certain point of time, you start developing some symptoms which are unknowingly caused by stress. So, identifying the early signs of disorders caused by stress is very important.
- The symptoms of stress can be multidimensional. You may suffer from Cognitive problems, such as loss of memory, difficulty in concentrating, anxiety, constantly feeling negative, etc.
- You may also experience emotional problems. For instance, if you are stressed, you may experience irritability, depression, grumpiness, remoteness, etc. There are some physical symptoms of stress which are easier to be discovered than mental or emotional signs. Often you may suffer from nausea or dizziness. You may develop body aches or headaches quite frequently. Rapid heart rate and chest pain are also very common in people with stress. Lack of sex drive may be another physical disorder you may experience. Other than these, some behavioral changes can be noticed in a person who is stressed.
- Eating more or eating less and sleeping more and sleeping less are the most common behavioral changes one can observe in a stressed person. Additionally, they also have habits like nail-biting or pacing.
- Consumption of alcohol or other addictive substances may be another symptom of stress. A person with this disorder tends to run away from responsibilities.