Signs and Symptoms

Signs and symptoms

Effects of stress on the body:

  • Increased heart rate
  • High blood pressure
  • Increased breathing rate

Stress can affect you emotionally, physically and mentally.

Emotionally - Stress can cause you to feel irritable, anxious, overwhelmed and lacking in self-esteem.

Physically – Stress might cause you to experience headaches and feelings of dizziness. Stress might also make you feel tired and can affect your sleeping. Muscle tension and pain can also be associated with stress.

If you are having any of these problems and symptoms, help is available.  Please read the advice section below.