It's no secret that stress is the cause of many of our diseases. Because of it, our immune system ceases to work effectively, we experience pain throughout the body.
Sometimes we may not even realize that we are in a state of stress, because it skillfully disguises itself under certain symptoms.
Below we describe 9 things that cause overexertion, and we do not even know about it.
1. Your body feels pain
More often than not, people don't listen to their bodies until the pain becomes unbearable. When stress levels are very high, our body starts a process of destruction.
You may experience stomach problems, palpitations, muscle tension, diarrhea and chest pains. A person begins to get sick regularly, arthritis and frequent headaches develop.
Therefore, every time you feel pain in your body, remember this. Don't ignore the symptoms, take an interest in it. By doing so, you will not only be in control of your condition to promote healing.
You will take the first step in dealing with stress by accepting and realizing that change is needed.
2. You have trouble sleeping
Any changes in sleep should be paid attention to. Whether it is a constant sleepy state due to exhaustion or insomnia. Meditation, a healthy diet, and exercise can help you deal with these problems.
However, you still need to find the root of the problem. Are you too worried at night? Or, you may have nightmares when you sleep. After all, what happens to us every day is played out in our subconscious at night.
As a result, the person suffers from a lack of sleep. And stress, in turn, is an obstacle for the brain to stay calm.
A person's sleep changes with age and as a result of environmental factors, but when you are under stress, your sleep suffers in the first place.
3. Your body weight is constantly changing
Have you eaten or forgot to eat? When you are under stress, your metabolism slows down, so you can gain weight quickly.
When a person experiences a change in appetite, this is a kind of radar for our emotional and physical state, as well as how upset we are.
If you are worried, but not focused on problems, then this behavior can provoke weight loss. When a person is under stress, all the cells in his body do not receive the required amount of oxygen.
Food is energy, and what we eat is an indicator of how we deal with the situation. Do you eat a lot of sweets? Are you not eating enough?
The body is the smartest and most complex mechanism that we need to move around, and our attitude towards it is based on our mental ability to overcome emotional problems.
4. You can't stop thinking about problems and work
If you can't put off work, finances, and thinking about problems for a while, stress will soon become your life. Mark Twain once said that worrying is like paying off a debt you don't owe anyone.
You cannot find a solution until you get away from the problem. Too much talking and anxiety can develop into a physical and psychological problem.
If you endlessly check your email, your phone, and other work-related communications, then it's time to take a sober look at what really matters in your life. Stress suffocates you.
5. You can't sit still
If you avoid anything that requires perseverance, then this is a serious indicator of overexertion. If you are unable to do simple stretching exercises, be alone with your own thoughts, go for a walk, or sit in contemplation, then you are probably too tense.
If the state of anxiety is constant, and you can not relax even while reading a book, then it's time to understand what makes you avoid such "stationary" activities.
At times, our mind becomes our worst enemy. You need to help overcome your worries and fears. What's more, stress can be triggered by emotional imbalances.
Everything that a person fears and avoids begins to gradually fill his body and respond with pain in different parts of the body.
6. You are intolerant of other people
One of the first and most important symptoms of overexertion is a lack of patience and an inability to tolerate other people. We get angry when we are under stress without realizing it.
When you quickly get angry or snap back, then most likely you are too exhausted by the many events in your life, because it is not easy to carry the whole world on your shoulders.
Sometimes you just need to be vulnerable and ask for help. Lack of patience with yourself and others is an indicator that you should slow down a little and stop thinking about tomorrow a little bit.
7. Your mood changes very often
A person's mental health begins to suffer with increasing stress levels. If you suddenly feel happy, and then suddenly start to fall into a rage or shed tears, then this indicates that your hormones are under too much stress.
Keeping everything to yourself or trying to get through the most important things alone will not help. You need help. Try to chat with people around you.
Take the time and think about what really makes you behave this way. Stress is not only harmful to the body, it also puts relationships at risk.
Stress also exacerbates anxiety disorders, various forms of addiction become more pronounced (drugs, alcohol, food, etc.), and all mental health problems are exacerbated.
8. Hair begins to fall out a lot
A person usually loses about 100 hairs a day, and most people do not notice it.
Sometimes, severe stress can cause changes in the physiological functions of our body, which causes a disproportion in the number of hairs. Thus, some part of the hair "enters" the resting phase at an unusual time.
And after 3-4 months, and sometimes longer, the hair that was in the sleep phase is lost. This is an alarming sign because events that disrupt the normal hair cycle are usually triggered by severe physiological stresses in our body.
So, if you are experiencing a lot of hair loss, then it is time to analyze what emotionally caused these physical changes.
9. You have lost attraction to your partner
Lack of attraction to a partner does not really bother a person when he is under stress. A person does not even admit it to himself or to his partner.
Every time we are exposed to stress and its level rises, hormones that are responsible for sex drive begin to suffer.
Stress is directly related to fatigue and a person's inability to experience anything similar to intimacy. If you find yourself in a similar situation and feel that something is wrong with your libido, then it's time to learn how to manage your stress.
Practice different relaxation techniques. After all, your partner should not be touched by external issues that are not part of your love relationship.
Try to talk about your fears and your problems. As soon as you open up, the power of problems over you will go away.
Life is never easy. A person constantly makes serious demands on the physical, emotional and spiritual state of his body, and this directly depends on the ability to control himself and take from life what is really important.
A minor ailment can send you to the hospital today because stress is a quiet and slow killer.
Let's start listening to what is happening in our body in order to detect all the changes at an early stage. Moreover, life is a short piece to allow yourself to live in disarray.