How to Know if You Are Stressed? | Worthy Health

How to Know if You Are Stressed?

There are a number of signal that will indicate if a person is stressed

You have been going through migraine attacks and sleep discomfort almost every day. Lately, other health and physical problems have been haunting you more often than it was months or years before.

You could also be going through inexplicable recurring pains and aches in particular parts of your body. These could be tell-tale signs of stress. People should pay close attention to these signs as these could pose more serious health risks.

But you just shrug off your shoulder and disregard those as nothing serious. This article will help you decipher some silent signs that you really are stressed.

Read on and learn more.


Stress Symptom: Weekend headaches
 A sudden drop in stress can prompt migraines, says Todd Schwedt, MD, director of the Washington University Headache Center. Stick closely to your weekday sleeping and eating schedule to minimize other triggers.

Stress Symptom: Awful period cramps
 The most stressed-out women are more than twice as likely to experience painful menstrual cramps as those who are less tense, a Harvard study found. Researchers blame a stress-induced imbalance of hormones. Hitting the gym can soothe cramps and stress, research shows, by decreasing sympathetic nervous system activity.

Stress Symptom: An achy mouth
 A sore jaw can be a sign of teeth grinding, which usually occurs during sleep and can be worsened by stress, says Matthew Messina, DDS, a consumer advisor to the American Dental Association. Ask your dentist about a nighttime mouth guard—up to 70% of people who use one reduce or stop grinding altogether

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