Asked in

What are some physical signs of stress?


User Avatar
Wiki User
October 28, 2010 12:35PM

sweat, anger, short tempers - short term

lack of sleep, eczema - long term

sleep disturbances

back, shoulder or neck pain

tension or migraine headaches

upset or acid stomach, cramps, heartburn, gas, irritable bowel syndrome

constipation, diarrhea

weight gain or loss, eating disorders

hair loss

muscle tension


high blood pressure

irregular heartbeat, palpitations

asthma or shortness of breath

chest pain

sweaty palms or hands

cold hands or feet

skin problems (hives, eczema, psoriasis, tics, itching)

periodontal disease, jaw pain

reproductive problems

immune system suppression: more colds, flu, infections

growth inhibition