Stress, what it depends on
When you live a strong mental and emotional pressure, due to various events, The psychological and physiological response is stress. They can be d ’ relaxing help and herbal teas to be taken before going to sleep that reconciles rest.
Life events that lead to trying stress are for example:
- marriage, birth of a child, work promotion, the death of a loved one, divorce or separation. These events, some pleasant and others unpleasant, place the subject to a strong mental and emotional pressure
- environmental factors such as cold or heat, pollution, natural catastrophes, can solicit a physiological response
- unexpected events that displace those who suffer them or situations that cannot be controlled, such as the result of a clinical analysis
- work situations that load responsibility, lead to work too much as urgent deadlines or that shake the soul as discussions with colleagues or superiors
- social situations such as meeting new people, tensions or discussions with loved ones, friends or colleagues, can load emotional pressures
- Biological factors such as disease, physical trauma, physical disability
- fears like fear of failing a task, speaking in public or flying
- past trauma or unpleasant memories
All these situations can lead to try positive stress, For example, have a greater charge to carry out what you have to do, or negative stress, which lasts over time, which wears down cells, tissues and organs, compromising their functions.
There may be acute stress
There can be it acute stress When, once the threat has passed, the levels of stress hormones return to normal; or we will talk about chronic stress, When you are constantly under stress and the level of production of hormones remains high and this can cause both psychological disorders, such as anxiety, depression, tiredness, irritability and sleep disorders but also physical disorder as an increase in blood pressure (hypertension), heart disease , obesity and diabetes.
Then there are circumstances that cause one severe acute stress which can cause serious mental health problems such as post -traumatic stress disorder, for example if you undergo an act of violence or is involved in an act of terrorism.