There are a big number of symptoms generated by the so called stress:
1- General irritability, hyper-excitation or depression. This goes associated with aggressive reactions or, on the contrary, indolence or indifference.
2- Cardiologic palpitation, which indicates that arterial tension is high, and it can create a strong pain on the chest and lack of oxygen.
3- Dryness on mouth and throat.
4- Impulsive reactions and great irritability on personality.
5- Unstoppable impulses to shout.
6- Incapacity to concentrate, with the thoughts floating and a general disorientation. Repetitive with some kind of problem.
7- Feeling of weakness or vertigo.
8- Predominant tiredness feeling and lack of happiness towards life.
9- Floating anxiety, to have constant fear not knowing why, or to what.
10- Feeling of extra excitement.
11- Shakings, nervous tics.
12- Nervous laughter.
13- Exaggerated freak-outs with any unusual noise.
14- Stutter when talking.
15- Strong pressure on the teeth.
16- Conciliation insomnia: difficulty to fall asleep. Or insomnia to awake: the person wakes up before and cannot fall asleep again.
17- Incapacity to relax, moving from one place to another.
18- Excessive sweating, in presence of great hot. Hands cold or sweaty.
19- Frequent need to pee.
20- Diarrhea, nausea and vomiting. Signs of gastrointestinal disease or constipation.
21- Strong headaches.
22- Pre-menstrual tension or changes in the menstrual cycle.
23- Pain on the neck and the back due to tensions on the back muscles.
24- Lack of appetite or excess of appetite. This happens because of the stress’ ability to modify nervous aspects of the brain related to the sense of anxiety or pleasure.
25- Lack of appetite due to the gastrointestinal disease. The person gets to an anemic state which carries more stress and more unhappiness with the own body.
26- Increase in smoking habit.
27- Increase in the use of prescribed and legal medicine.
28- Addiction to alcohol and illegal drugs. Our feeling of pleasure is dissatisfied, so we hide behind this mask of illegal substances not to face the problems.
29- Frequent and repetitive nightmares.
30- Neurotic behavior.
31- Psychosis, a distortion view of the reality.
32- Tendency to accidents, which many times answer to a suicidal behavior.
33- Sadness, feeling of insecurity and fear, desperation and isolation.
34- Deficient personal hygiene, careless about clothes or anything similar.
by Dr. R.V.Perez