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A 19-year-old female asked:
Does stress kill you?
3 doctor answers • 9 doctors weighed in
Psychiatry 42 years experience
Not immediately: Stress doesn't usually kill you immediately, but it can lead to medical conditions that shorten your life span: sleep disruption, weight gain, hypertension, heart disease, etc. Also it makes the life you do have, less enjoyable. "stress" is variable for any of us, and our level of resilience may change over time. Practicing meditation, yoga, expressive arts, & other restorative things may help.
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Clinical Psychology 44 years experience
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Psychiatry 55 years experience
Stress Harms: Please do not become Victim of Stress which does not directly kill you,however can increase Blood Pressure and affect the heart.
TheComplications of these can cause more harm,impair your functioning,take away quality of life, and ultimately may cause death.
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A 43-year-old member asked:
Could the stress actually kill me?
1 doctor answer • 1 doctor weighed in
Clinical Psychology 24 years experience
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A 18-year-old female asked:
Can me being over stressed kill my baby?
2 doctor answers • 4 doctors weighed in
General Practice 28 years experience
Being Pregnant: No. But it can kill you. Please get some help from your doctor or therapist.
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Last updated Jun 11, 2017
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