Stress - Efects • Efects on your thoughts and Feelings...

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Stress Oral Communication
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What is it? Stress is the feeling you have when you are under pressure. The way you respond to a challenge is a type of stress. The fight-or-flight response.
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Causes We all react differently to stressful situations. Some of the most common causes: - Financial matters - Family problems - Illness - Job issues - Bereavement - Relationships (divorces)
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Effects Effects on your body - Sleep disturbances or changes in sleeping habits - Muscle tension - Heart disease - Headache - Lower immunity - Hypertension (high blood pressure)
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Unformatted text preview: Efects • Efects on your thoughts and Feelings- Anxiety- Anger- Depression- Problem concentrating - Sadness- Irritability- Mood Changes Efects • Efects on your behavior- Drug abuse- Alcohol abuse- Relationship problems- Eating too much or too little- Smoking Final Conclusions • Stress is a normal part of life that can either help us learn and grow or can cause us signi±cant problems. • Prolonged, uninterrupted, unexpected, and unmanageable stresses are the most damaging....
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