7 Signs You Are Overstressed and You Don’t Even Know It

Stress is a normal part of our life. When we are under physical, mental,
and emotional stress, our body reacts in order to adjust to the
situation. Many events that happen to you and around you can cause
stress to your body which can be the underlying reason for many
ailments.


When we are under stress, we might not even feel it. Here are the 7 signs that show you are overstressed and don’t know it.

1. Not sleeping well
Are you having nightmares during sleep? Are you
worrying too much at night? Any changes in sleep patterns, like insomnia
or sleeping too much needs to be addressed. First, you need to find a
root of the problem, and then you should start with exercising,
meditation, lifestyle changes, and healthy diet in order to solve the
sleep issue.

2. Body pain

When you are overstressed, your body starts responding
to it. If you have stomach issues, diarrhea, ulcers, tense muscles and
chest pains, it means you are under stress, and you shouldn’t ignore
these symptoms. Address what’s going on and start with solving the
problem. To deal with the stress, you should be aware of it and then
accept it.

3. Avoiding being still
If you can’t sit still, there is a chance you
are overly stressed. If you are constantly anxious and you can’t relax
to even read a book, it’s time to find out what’s causing you to avoid
being still. You should definitely ask for help with managing your
anxiety and fears.

4. Mood swings
When you are happy one moment and then immediately
crying or sad, this is a sign of being stressed. When we are under
stress, our mental health gets affected. We become more anxious and
start being addicted to alcohol, food or drugs. Talk to someone to help
you overcome your stressful situation.

5. No patience with others

One of the symptoms of being stressed is
not having patience or tolerance with others. If you are getting angry
quickly, most likely you are being distressed by too much in your life.
The lack of patience in others, and in yourself, is a sign that you need
to slow down and ask for help.

6. Eating problems
If you are not eating or eating too much, it’s a
sign of being overstressed. Any change in appetite is detector to our
emotional and physical body. If you are worrying and not addressing the
issues, it can make you lose weight or gain weight.

7. Hair loss

If you are experiencing a hair loss, it’s time you take a look at what’s emotionally causing these physical changes.

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