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How can I tell if I have a stress-induced illness?

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Dr. Alan Ali
Psychiatry
3 doctors agree

In brief: Stress

First, need to rule out physiological causes, thru comprehensive physical exam & lab workup.
If all is clear, consult a therapist to help u work on stress management.

In brief: Stress

First, need to rule out physiological causes, thru comprehensive physical exam & lab workup.
If all is clear, consult a therapist to help u work on stress management.
Dr. Alan Ali
Dr. Alan Ali
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Dr. Richard Levenson
Clinical Psychology
1 doctor agrees

In brief: Stress

Have a comprehensive physical examination by your internist, and discuss with him or her what is going on in your life.

In brief: Stress

Have a comprehensive physical examination by your internist, and discuss with him or her what is going on in your life.
Dr. Richard Levenson
Dr. Richard Levenson
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Dr. Guy DaSilva
Preventive Medicine
1 doctor agrees

In brief: Stress & illness

Stress is responded to by two tiny glands called the adrenals.
If the adrenals are over working, the hormones they produce may begin to break you down (see cushing's like syndrome). If the adrenals are fatigued, you have a host of symptoms resembling addison's disease. I am not implying that you have any of these diseases, but physiologically your body will manifest with similar symptoms.

In brief: Stress & illness

Stress is responded to by two tiny glands called the adrenals.
If the adrenals are over working, the hormones they produce may begin to break you down (see cushing's like syndrome). If the adrenals are fatigued, you have a host of symptoms resembling addison's disease. I am not implying that you have any of these diseases, but physiologically your body will manifest with similar symptoms.
Dr. Guy DaSilva
Dr. Guy DaSilva
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