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what all can high stress cause ur body to feel and do?

what all can high stress cause ur body to feel and do?

Yes but see dentist: stress has been associated with many symptoms, such as headaches, pain in the joints, grinding teeth and muscle spasm ... .Which in turn can simulate a tooth ache. Regardless your teeth and jaw can hurt just because you may have cavities and or gum disease, you should see you dentist and get a comprehensive examination of,your teeth and your jaw. ...Read more

Dr. Heidi Fowler
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Stress (Definition)

Stress affects most people in some way. Acute (sudden, short-term) stress leads to rapid changes throughout the body. Almost all body systems (the heart and blood vessels, immune system, lungs, digestive system, sensory organs, and brain) gear up to meet perceived danger. These stress responses could prove beneficial in a critical, life-or-death situation. Over time, however, repeated stressful situations put a strain on the body that may contribute to physical and psychological problems. Chronic (long-term) stress can have real health consequences and should be addressed like any other health concern. Fortunately, research is showing that lifestyle changes and stress-reduction techniques can help people learn ...Read more


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What skin diseases can stress cause?

What skin diseases can stress cause?

Stress: Stress directly affects the immune system. The immune system is involved in many skin diseases, thus stress can affect many diseases. Psoriasis, eczema, acne, rosacea are a few. ...Read more

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Acne keeps coming and going and it's coming bad what causes it?, can stress cause it? Or smoking cigarettes? Does the sun help get rid of it?

Acne keeps coming and going and it's coming bad what causes it?, can stress cause it? Or smoking cigarettes?
Does the sun help get rid of it?

Acne: Not taking care of your self is never healthy but acne is from hormones, bacteria and an impaired ability to exfoliate. Sun won't help you need to see your doctor for this or start with over the counter acne treatment ...Read more

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What can cause a stress fracture?

What can cause a stress fracture?

Overuse: Stress fractures are the result of repetitive micro trauma to a bone from overuse. This is typically seen in individuals who start on a very vigorous exercise program that their body is not in condition to handle (e.g. New military personnel in boot camp). ...Read more

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Physiotherapists said My one sided low back pain and sciatica type symptoms are not ticking any boxes on what it can be,can stress cause these symptom?

Physiotherapists said My one sided low back pain and sciatica type symptoms are not ticking any boxes on what it can be,can stress cause these symptom?

Ticking boxes: Symptoms of radiculopathy cause one-sided back pain and sciatic nerve area symptoms. The symptoms may be numbness, pain or weakness. There may be reduced reflexes, especially in the Achilles tendon, if there is an S1 radiculopathy, an injury which often causes symptoms through the sciatic nerve. Testing sometimes helps, such as an EMG test. Physiotherapy is also a good idea - safe, and cheap ...Read more

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What can cause a stress fracture in the leg?

What can cause a stress fracture in the leg?

Overloading the bone: Stress fractures often are the result of increasing the amount or intensity of an activity too rapidly. They also can be caused by the impact of an unfamiliar surface (a tennis player who has switched surfaces from a soft clay court to a hard court); improper equipment(imprper shoes); and increased physical stress (a basketball player who has had a substantial increase in playing time). ...Read more

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What can stress do or cause to your stomach? I've been having these small short sharp pains n my stomach & nausea wit it but won't throw up.

What can stress do or cause to your stomach? I've been having these small short sharp pains n my stomach & nausea wit it but won't throw up.

Stress: Stress can cause indigestion and contribute to ulcers. Talk to your GP about the physiological phenomena you describe and consider a referral to a reputable psychotherapist to help you deal better with stress management. ...Read more

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Can stress delay my period? If so, how long could it be delayed & what level of stress can cause this? (if not pregnant)

Can stress delay my period? If so, how long could it be delayed & what level of stress can cause this? (if not pregnant)

Stress: Can certainly cause a delay or even a lack of a period. The stress is usually relatively high and prolonged to cause issues with menstruation, and as long as you remain stressed, the period irregularities can persist. Of course be sure you are not pregnant, and use bc and protection if you do not want to be pregnant. Get help for stress too. Best wishes. ...Read more

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Can stress cause on?

Can stress cause on?

Incomplete question: Can stress cause what? Please resubmit your question with specifics. Then we can better provide an answer. ...Read more

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What causes stress sui?

What causes stress sui?

"SUI": Stress urinary incontinence (sui) is when physical movement like heavy lifting, coughing, or sneezing causes accidental leaks of urine. It happens when there is poor function in the pelvic muscles that support the bladder or control the release of urine. This can result from childbirth, pregnancy, or pelvic surgery. For more, see http://www.Mayoclinic.Com/health/stress-incontinence/ds00828. ...Read more

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Can stress cause death?

Can stress cause death?

Very rare: By itself, stress (actually dis-tress, when a person cannot or will not solve a pressing problem) contributes to disease, but causes death by itself only in extreme situations (i.e., torture). There is a "pop" notion that in, say, a fatal fall from a high place that the heart stops before impact and the decedent feels nothing; it's not true but comforts survivors. ...Read more

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Can stress cause fainting?

Can stress cause fainting?

Sure can: This is the classic picture of "swooning" from screen and stage where the character, upon receiving some startling or otherwise dramatic news, faints, with dramatic music in the background, of course. In real life, this is caused by a drop in blood pressure due to a vasovagal response brought on by a strong emotional reaction. Very common and generally harmless (unless you hit your head!). ...Read more

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What are some causes of stress?

What are some causes of stress?

Stress: Loss, disappointment, fear, lack of resiliency and a negative self voice. Best. ...Read more

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Can stress cause many symptoms?

Can stress cause many symptoms?

Yes: Stress can cause many physical symptoms: headaches, stomach aches, back aches, skin rashes, itching, upset stomach, tight throat, muscle tension, jaw clenching, etc etc. Chronic stress over many years can lead to life-threatening medical disease. ...Read more

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Can stress really cause disease?

Can stress really cause disease?

It can: Stress is the normal response of our body to the multiple stimuli that affects our daily living. It's responsible of our muscle to grow when we do routinely exercise and other beneficial effects. But if the stress is constant, and for long periods of time it can produce damage to our body and mind. The same will happen if you overexert your muscle: it will injure and get constant pain. ...Read more

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What are most common causes of stress?

Common Stress: The most common cause of stress are stressful thoughts. When you are in the midst of a stressful thought you are not in the present moment. Instead you are thinking about painful past events or worrying about a future event. Become aware of your thoughts without judging them. See how they cause stress. As we become more aware of a stressful thought the less power they have to cause distress. ...Read more

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Does stress cause women to gain weight?

Does stress cause women to gain weight?

No: Stress eating, yes. Increased caloric intake over caloric expenditure causes weight gain. ...Read more