Everybody experiences some form of stress as it is part of everyday life. When things that result in stress becomes too much, it begins to make people show symptoms of stress overload.
Stress Overload often results when people get subjected to intense pressure at home and at work or when this pressure is so long that you feel subdued and out of control. This usually occurs when the hypothalamus releases adrenaline and cortisol into the body continually this makes the body react and your blood pressure and heart rates increase. This all occurs so that your blood vessels can become wider in order to allow blood get pumped to the most important organs and muscles. Glucose is then released by the liver so as to increase energy and stamina due to the stress that is occurring in your life.
When your body is continually placed on alert, it can be damaging to your heart, lungs, brain and your immune system as well. Keeping your body in a state of chronic stress overload may also result in other serious health issues which may include high blood pressure, diabetes, heart attack, stroke and depression. This is a disease which much quickly be treated in order to get rid of the lasting physical and mental effects that it has on your body.
Signs of Stress Overload.
When bad stress becomes detrimental to your health, your body starts to exhibit signs of stress overload, people with stress overload may then start to experience any of the following symptoms on a regular basis:
-Anxiety and panic attacks
-Constantly feeling pressured, overwhelmed, or hurried
-Irritability and moodiness
-Sudden onset of allergic reactions
-Overwhelming sadness or depression
What Causes Stress Overload? Some people tend to perform better when they are under stress; other people on the other hand tend to fall to its effects. People tend to deal with the causative symptoms of stress differently. Some people easily put a bad day aside while others tend to dwell on their daily pressures a long time after they experience them. When you combine these with an unexpected illness in the family or problems at work and at home as well as packed schedules, then stress may easily occur.
Some common stressors that may cause stress overload include:
-Exposure to ongoing violence
-Death of a loved one
-Ongoing problems at work or home
-An inability to relax
-A chronic illness in self or a loved one
In some cases a stressful situation becomes so severe that people suffer from posttraumatic stress disorder. This is a stress reaction that develops in people who experience such a traumatic event that their body and mind shows very serious physical, mental and emotional symptoms to stress..
Dealing With Stress Overload.
Stress overload can easily be coped with and handled by studying how to: slow down and relax; carry out relaxation exercises, cope with new mechanisms. In some cases what is really need is some professional help and medication to ease the level of stress that is being experienced while the patient learns how better to cope with or eliminate this stress.
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