Stress is part of our lives. We live with it, deal with it, and worry about it on daily basis. Our way of life, the area in which we live or economy can cause a great deal of stress. But not everyone deals with the same amount of stress and there are several factors that can impact people’s lives and cause us to have lower or higher stress levels. We can become stressed because of catastrophic life events, personal stressors and simple daily hassles.
In today’s world, the stresses become an inescapable everyday. The stress is facing people everywhere in their house, schools, work place or even while driving on the road. The world has become stressful and more complicated place. The stress is incapability of the human mind to get by with physical and imagined threats that it has encounter on a daily basis. Stress can lead to all sort of mental and physical illnesses.
Stress: this is a state of mental or emotional strain or tension resulting from adverse or very demanding circumstances. The origin of stress can differ from person to person .the main origins originate from: lack control, uncertainty, frustration, conflict and change A physician and Endocrinologist, Hans Hugo Bruno Selye in his 2nd year of medical school started working on his theory of stress. The iconic theory which is linked to his studies of stress condition is known as The General Adaption syndrome (GAS), which he started in 1936. GAS focuses on how the body responds and adapts to stress through 3 different phases The Alarm Stage In this stage the body recognizes the stressor as a threat and danger, during this process the body
Everyone encounters mental stress from day to day, from major life events to daily hassles. In this paper, both negative and positive effects of stress exercised on human physiological health is investigated. Effects of stress on the immune system, role as a cancer accelerator, pain inducer and cardiac disease initiator is researched upon. Although there are a number of researches supporting both positive and negative effects on human bodies, it is clear that stress can pose severe and even lethal effects on the human body when humans are exposed to stress for a long time. Stress can have an adverse impact on one’s immune system.
Many types of stress affect people physically, emotionally, and behaviorally, but people can cope with it in many different ways. Depending on how serious the situation people are in depends on what type of stress they are having. The American Psychological Association states that acute
Modern life is full of frustrations, deadlines and demands. Many people think that stress is bad for our health; however, stress within your comfort zone can help you perform under pressure, motivate you to do your best and even keep you safe when danger looms. But, if stress becomes massive, it can cause many problems of health, mood and quality of life. Stress is the nonspecific response of the body to any demand placed upon it. It is the body's way to protect itself from danger, but in the same time, it is the major cause of damage of the mind and body beyond the comfort zone, so it is very important to understand and study in details the drawbacks of stress which depend on its categories, signs and symptoms and the ways to manage it.
Talking with family members, joining a support group, or receiving therapy are examples of a natural solution. Taking medication is also another fix. Symptoms of depression and anxiety disorders often occur together, and research shows that both respond to treatment with selective serotonin reuptake inhibitor (SSRI) and serotonin-norepinephrine reuptake inhibitor (SNRI) medications (Treatment, n.d.). Medication is the most common way people cope with depression and stress because most people feel uncomfortable talking about their problems to others so they find that it is easier to take medicine. Lastly, there is physical exercise.
" Much stress is inflicted through distortted thought patterns that among other characteristics, focus on negative aspect of situations, diminish our confidence in our ability to control events, and draw conclusion that are defeatist and unnecessarily self-critical". (mind, mood and memory, 2016, paragraph 4) When stress reach to a point that an individual is unable to cope with it and may end up using harmful strategies to cope with their stress. An individual might choose to limit their social outings, may start indulging themselves in behaviour of drinking alcohol or use of tobacco and drugs to temporarily get relieve from stressful situation. These behaviours in turn may lead to other social aspects of life such as low self esteem, stealing, robbing someone, start gambling and even physically hurting someone to fulfill their desire to be stress free through harmful
Stress has become a regular part of modern society. In the modern world, everyone is making adjustments to their everyday lives, which means they are under constant stress. According to Raminder Singh, the associate professor and head, Department of Education, Punjabi University Regional Centre, Bathinda, Punjab, India, stress can cause many different problems to the mind and body, and also is an emotional strain or tension resulting from adverse or very demanding circumstances. The effects of stress can harm certain peoples, while the stress on others tends to be routine. The average person deals with exceeded amounts of stress, with the fast-moving pace of the modern world.
Stress is an unavoidable truth that so many people can face sooner or later, as it has several causes and many harmful effects. Changes in peoples’ lives, for example, setting off for college, getting hitched, evolving employments, or disease are regular wellsprings of stress. Stress can cause depression, pressure, anxiety, anger, stomach aches, and unlimited symptoms.’’ When stress starts interfering with your ability to live a normal life for an extended period, it becomes even more dangerous. The longer the stress lasts, the worse it is for both your mind and body. You might feel fatigued, unable to concentrate or irritable for no good reason’’ Krantz (2015).