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Physical Symptoms

In addition to mental or psychological side-effects, many people exhibit physical symptoms when they are stressed.

Physical symptoms of stress can include chest pains, constipation or diarrhoea, cramps or muscle spasms, dizziness, Nausea and Fatigue.

Other common physical symptoms are Heart pounding, nail biting,nervous twitches,shortness of breath, pins and needles, a tendency to sweat, muscular aches,sexual difficulties such as erectile dysfunction or a loss of sexual desire, and having cold hands.

As you can see, if you are stressed, a huge range of different physical symptoms can be observed and so it is especially important to seek professional advice if you feel you are suffering physical side-effects of stress.


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