2.3 sign and symptoms stress

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Cognitive Symptoms

   * Memory problems
   * Inability to concentrate
   * Poor judgment
   * Seeing only the negative
   * Anxious or racing thoughts
   * Constant worrying

Emotional Symptoms

   * Moodiness
   * Irritability or short temper
   * Agitation, inability to relax
   * Feeling overwhelmed
   * Sense of loneliness and isolation
   * Depression or general unhappiness

Physical Symptoms

   * Aches and pains
   * Diarrhea or constipation
   * Nausea, dizziness
   * Chest pain, rapid heartbeat
   * Loss of sex drive
   * Frequent colds

Behavioral Symptoms

   * Eating more or less
   * Sleeping too much or too little
   * Isolating yourself from others
   * Procrastinating or neglecting responsibilities
   * Using alcohol, cigarettes, or drugs to relax
   * Nervous habits (e.g. nail biting, pacing)