Other symptoms of stress

Stress is a complex thing and as a result can have many negative effects on our bodies and minds. Here are just a few more things that you might not know stress can cause:

  • Nightmares
  • Forgetfulness
  • Fatigue
  • Persistent irritability
  • Apathy
  • Lack of concentration
  • Social withdrawal
  • Loss of or increase in appetite
  • Increased coffee and tea consumption
  • Increased aggression


(Health24, updated January 2009)

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