Putting a Check on Stress and its Effects

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You return home after a long day at work. After putting aside your backpacks you try to rest, but the continuous throb in your head won’t let you stay in peace. After a certain tense situation, you find your eyes straining and develop a sense of hopelessness. As a result you end up bursting out on other people without any reason only to feel sorry later on. These all have one common word that can be associated-Stress. Stress is a household term. No person in this world will deny to the fact that they have experienced it at some time or the other. Stress is something which is better if it can be avoided. The cons associated with stress are so large and naturally they result in several consequences.

In extreme cases even occurrence of trembling of the body, hands and lips can be seen. Advent of occasional and sometimes unbearable headaches is an extremely common symptom. Such people may also tend to stammer nervously while speaking. These are some of the few symptoms associated with the term stress. Some of the symptoms that will easily indicate that you are stressed have been listed as follows:


  • Headache problems which are persistent and increase especially during work.
  • Extreme depression.
  • Rise in anxiety levels.
  • Gritting, grinding teeth.
  • Weakness.
  • Dizziness.
  • Inability to concentrate.
  • Light headedness.
  • Disorderliness.
  • Increased temper.
  • Nervousness and apparent nervous habits in the form of tapping of the feet or biting of nails.

Even the mental well being gets hampered greatly because of this. You may end up developing some worrying problems.

  • Frequent mood swings.
  • Panic attacks.
  • Throwing tantrums even for trivial issues.
  • Feeling lonely and sad.
  • Unnecessary tension or guilt.
  • Confusion and often forgetting things.
  • Low self confidence.
  • Hostility
  • Difficulty in understanding something.
  • Freckle behavior.
  • Sudden outbursts.
  • Sweating without any reason.
  • Unnecessary feeling of guilt.
  • Hands and feet turning cold.
  • Increased thirst due to drying of the mouth.
  • Excess sweating conditions and sweaty hands.
  • Blushing more than often.
  • Abnormal ringing sound at the ears.
  • Weakened and improper decision making abilities.
  • Sighing occasionally.
  • Pessimistic thoughts.
  • Visibility of compulsive behavior.
  • Occurrence of bad dreams.
  • Panic attacks
  • Lack of interest in self appearance and presentation.
  • Extreme increase in the volume while speaking.
  • Irritation
  • Fatigue conditions
  • Heightened suspiciousness
  • Difficulty in socializing.
  • Lack of interest in spending time with family and friends.
  • Feeling of getting overloaded all the time.
  • Indistinct speech due to mumbling.
  • Stubborn behavior.
  • Tendency to isolate from crowd.
  • Difficulty in communicating with anyone.
  • Easily getting offended and upset.
  • Loss of control
  • Lack of interest in learning novel activities.
  • Lack of making time for self and indulging in leisurely activities.
  • Frequent minor accidents occurrence


Advent of certain bad habits and issues can also come into picture if this goes unchecked for a long period of time. These cause not only harm to the concerned individual, but also other persons around may get affected severely.

  • Picking up fights with colleagues.
  • Increased intake of food having more calories.
  • Begin usage of drugs.
  • Taking up drinking habits.
  • Suicidal tendencies.
  • Speaking lies more frequently than before.
  • Not caring about other people’s sentiments.
  • Poor performance at work place.

Cause Of One's Hard To Concentrate


Stress can cause adverse effects to the health of a person directly or indirectly. The health risks should be a major matter of concern for all of us since they can bring about disastrous effects to the health of not only adults but even kids and teenagers. Some of the common conditions visible in such case are:

  • Falling sick more than often.
  • Uncertain dietary plans.
  • Pain in the back and neck.
  • Lowering of the body’s immunity system.
  • Digestion problem.
  • High blood pressure problems.
  • Advent of diabetes.
  • Increased risk of heart attack.
  • Intestinal issues, acidity.
  • Sleeplessness.
  • Itching sensations.
  • Sore throat and other problems.
  • Vomiting sensation.
  • Loss of body weight.
  • Pulse rate above the normal limits.
  • Problems with respiration.


Not just your health but even your physical well being and appearance suffers a set back as a result of extreme stress. Some of the beauty issues that raise an alarm are:

  • Premature graying of hair.
  • Increased thinning of hair.
  • Appearance of dark circles under the eyes.
  • Occurrence of puffy eyes.
  • Blemishes and spots around the face.
  • Visibility of wrinkles around certain areas of your head like forehead and around the eyes.
  • Pimples on the face.



No matter what the consequences are, stress is something which needs to be diminished as much as possible. The best way to keep a check on the stress levels is by meditation. Meditating for even half an hour on a daily basis has the desired results. All you have to do is take some time out from your hectic schedules and put behind the stressful life behind through meditation. Usually mornings are the best time to carry out such a session because in the morning everything is usually quiet and peaceful, enabling you to concentrate more easily. It will have a calming effect on your mind and help you to be clearer with everything related to your life. Drive away stress before it drives you crazy. So let’s work towards bidding adieu to Stress and its several effects and move on to a much happier and stress free life.