STRESS

Everything you need to know

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Types of Stressors

  • Loss of Independence

  • Pain

  • Incapacitation

  • Medical TX

  • Economics

Benefits from Stress?

There are definitely some benefits from stress, as horrible as it can be. It can push you to work harder on the path to healthy living again. Getting well is important, and stress can help you get there, so you can get back home to your family/friends that need you in their lives.

Consequences of Stress

As stress can be beneficial, it can be harmful too. Being too stressed can cause depression, anxiety, weight loss/gain, inability to sleep, heart problems, and can even make the recovery process take even longer.

Signs and Symptoms of Stress

  • Low energy
  • Headaches
  • Upset stomach
  • Tense Muscles
  • Insomnia

Curious on how to Prevent Stress?

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Defense Mechanisms for Stress

  • Compensation
  • Denial
  • Regression/Repression
  • Introljection/Projection