How To Tell The Difference Between Stress And Anxiety Disorder

How Coronavirus Increases Stress and Anxiety Level

The Differences Between Stress and Anxiety Disorder

Causes of Stress

  • Lack of money
  • Work overload
  • Overwhelming family responsibilities
  • Negative and harmful relationships
  • Chronic health issues

Symptoms of stress

The symptoms of stress and anxiety may sometimes be alike. When someone is stressed, they may experience physical or emotional signs.

  • Aches and pains all over the body
  • Difficulty sleeping
  • Headaches
  • Chest pain
  • Exhaustion
  • Muscle tension
  • Jaw clenching
  • Diarrhea

Emotional signs and symptoms of stress

  • Fast heartbeat
  • Mood swings
  • Irrational anger
  • Nausea
  • Headache
  • Loneliness
  • Dizziness
  • Previous trauma events such as death, natural disaster, or diseases
  • Gradual stress buildup
  • Heart diseases
  • Diabetes
  • Alcohol misuse
  • Drug abuse
  • Personality (some people tend to overthink every situation)
  • Nervousness
  • Increased heartbeat
  • Tension
  • Fatigue
  • Pain in the upper abdomen
  • Dry mouth

Treatment of Stress vs. Treatment of Anxiety Disorder

Treatments of Anxiety

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