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Are the symptoms of stress bad?

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Dr. William Holmes
Pediatrics - Psychiatry
6 doctors agree

In brief: Not Always

A certain level reaction to stress can be positive, because the stress reaction helps to prepare your body to take action.
The problem is when these symptoms become more severe and are always present. That's when negative changes can start to occur in the body.

In brief: Not Always

A certain level reaction to stress can be positive, because the stress reaction helps to prepare your body to take action.
The problem is when these symptoms become more severe and are always present. That's when negative changes can start to occur in the body.
Dr. William Holmes
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Dr. Michael DePietro
Internal Medicine - Pulmonary Critical Care
2 doctors agree

In brief: Depends

Depends on how much and what type stress.

In brief: Depends

Depends on how much and what type stress.
Dr. Michael DePietro
Dr. Michael DePietro
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Dr. Glen Elliott
A certain level of stress can be beneficial--gets us to do our best. Overwhelming stress can be quite debilitating and prevent us from enjoying life or functioning effeciently.
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