What Are Some Physical Symptoms of Stress?

Woman Has HeadacheWhat are some physical symptoms of stress? I believe there are many things we don’t know about stress, especially chronic stress, and its physical symptoms. Today I will be talking about these things and maybe after a little bit researching this topic, we will know something more about stress.

Do you experience stress? Do you have chronic stress that you can’t seem to get out of it? It’s alright. We all experience stress from time to time and sometimes even daily. But we need to understand the symptoms of stress and how we can rest, relax and let go of stress. We should keep in mind to be aware of chronic stress and do everything in our power to avoid it at all costs.

Stress is the silent killer that can slowly destroy our lives and our health piece by piece each and every day that we are in its kingdom. Sometimes stress and anxiety seem something that we can’t get out of it, can’t let go easily and we feel stuck in a seemingly never-ending stressful and anxious nightmare. Believe me, I was there and sometimes I find myself in the same place again.

Stressed WomanI have suffered from anxiety all my life and together with stress, it is something that I don’t wish anyone to experience. There are many ways to reduce both stress and anxiety, but not always work for everyone. So each of us has our own perfect ways to manage stress and finally feel relaxed again.

It’s important to understand the stress and how it makes us feel in our physical body and that is why I am talking about physical symptoms of stress.

What Are Some Physical Symptoms of Stress?

According to the American Institute of Stress, these are physical symptoms of stress that many of us experience, for example, gritting teeth or frequent headaches. Stress can also cause trembling lips and hands, neck ache, muscle spasms, and back pain.

It seems that stress causes a lot of physical problems for us. Usually, I think that stress mostly causes psychological and mental problems, but it seems that I am wrong. Maybe for me, stress was always more psychological and mental than physical. But when I think back to times when I felt very stressed, then I can remember some of these physical symptoms of stress.

Itching and StressFaintness and dizziness was something that I have experienced in the past and hopefully, I can avoid it in the future. But truly in a nowadays stressful life, I can’t fully avoid any kind of stress. However, I can do everything in my power to deal with stress and never accept chronic stress as a norm for me or for somebody else.

Now when I am reading about physical symptoms of stress, I can say for sure that I experienced almost all of them. When I was very young each day before school I experienced stomach pain and it was terrible. The school was a terrifying and unwelcoming place for me to be, but over the years it changes a bit. At that time I also had itching and rashes, now I understand that it was this way because of my anxiety and stress. I am so glad I am more or less over it.

How to Reduce Stress and Relax?

I believe that this is the question of this century. We all live in a very stressful time and stress seems endless so it’s important in these times to find space for yourself and your well-being. What is the most important? Your job? You. You are the most important person in your life and never think otherwise.

You always need to think about ways how to relax and reduce stress quickly, because sometimes we all have just some hours or even minutes to get back the energy that stress took from you. What are the best ways for you to relax, reduce stress and feel whole again like you always should? We all have different ways how we manage stress and each of these ways are perfect for us.

For me, the best ways to reduce stress is meditation, walking, being in nature, painting and reading amazing books.


Worried and Stressed WomanAs you know stress is something that we all need to aware of and understand how to let go, relax and reduce stress, because chronic stress can destroy our lives and health. It can destroy everything that is important to us.

We talked today about some physical symptoms of stress and I am sure you understand your body and these physical symptoms better. This way you can be better at managing your stress, because if you understand something it is easier to deal with the situation.

If you know about these physical symptoms, you can identify your problems much easier and understand that stress is the cause of them. Do you experience these physical symptoms of stress? What are some physical symptoms of stress that you experience? Let me know below!

Thank you! Until next time!

Linda Mo

Founder of How To Reduce Stress Naturally

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