Stress -- is a fact of life.
With rapid pace of modern living, it feels increasingly difficult to keep up.
Negative effects of stress are widespread and growing.
Stress response is triggered when we are faced with overwhelming demands
The demands can be large or small, importance, we attach to them decides
We feel incapable of coping with demands result in stress
Prolonged exposure to these reactions can have an impact on Physical,
Emotional and Mental Health
3. What is Stress
Stress can be defined as any type of Change that Causes
Physical, Emotional, or Psychological Strain.
Stress is your Body’s Response to anything that requires
Attention or Action
Sometimes, the best way to manage Stress involves
Changing Situation. At other times, the best strategy
involves changing the way we respond to the situation.
4. Some Common Sign of Stress
Changes in Mood
Clammy or Sweat Palms
Difficulty in Sleeping
5. Some Common Sign of Stress
Physical Aches and Pain
Muscle Tension, especially in the Neck and Shoulders
6. Types of Stress
Not all types of Stress are Harmful or Even Negative. Some of the Different
types of stress that one might experience include :-
Acute Stress :- Acute Stress is a very short – term type of Stress that can be
either Positive or More Distressing; this is the type of Stress we most often
encounter in day to day life.
Chronic Stress:- Chronic Stress is Stress that seems never – ending and
inescapable, Like the Stress of a Bad Marriage or an extremely Taxing Job;
Chronic Stress can also stem from Traumatic Experiences and Childhood
7. Types of Stress
Episodic Acute Stress :- Episodic Acute Stress is Acute Stress that seems to
run rampant and be a Way of Life, Creating a life of Ongoing Distress.
Eustress :- Eustress is Fun and Exciting. It is as a Positive Type of Stress that
can keep you energized. It is associated with surges of Adrenaline, such as
When you are Skiing or Racing to meet a deadline.
Distress : - Distress is the Negative emotional reaction to a Stressful Factor.
Distress happens when the amount of Stress we are experiencing exceeds the
resources you have to manage it.
8. Effects of Stress on our body
Effect of Stress on our body are as follows:-
Risk of Heart Attack
9. What is Stress Management
Stress Management is a Wide Spectrum of Techniques and
Psychotherapies aimed at Controlling a person’s level of
Stress, Especially for Chronic Stress, Usually for the purpose
of and for the motive of improving everyday functioning.
10. Methods of Stress
The methods of Stress Management are:-
Relaxation and Meditation Techniques
11. Which Type of Doctors treat
A variety of mental-health care practitioners treat the emotional
effects of stress and associated symptoms. Psychiatrists are
medical doctors who are specialized in the care of mental
illness and can prescribe medications if necessary. Primary
care physicians, including internists and family practitioners,
are often consulted by patients suffering from physical
symptoms related to stress.
12. What Exams and Tests
Diagnose Causes of Stress?
Many times, a careful interview can be the best source of information about the
cause of your symptoms. One should be completely honest and tell doctor
everything that you are feeling physically and emotionally. The doctor then
performs a physical exam that is focused on the symptoms described. Lab
tests or other diagnostic tests such as an electrocardiogram (ECG) may be
needed to completely rule out an underlying physical cause for symptoms. If
these tests and your doctor's exam findings are normal, the doctor may consult
other specialists for further evaluation and treatment.
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