Health Tip: Stress May Cause Physical Symptoms03/08/11
(HealthDay News) -- Significant stress can lead to health
problems or exacerbate those you already have, the American Academy
of Family Physicians says.
Do you always realize when you're under stress? The academy
notes these possible warning signs:
- Back pain or headache.
- Stomach upset, diarrhea or constipation.
- Feeling tired much of the time.
- Difficulty sleeping.
- Feeling short of breath.
- High blood pressure.
- Stiffness in the jaw or neck.
- Weight loss or gain.
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