Stress. It’s one of those things that many people don’t care to admit that it can cause a problem on your body. Or, in many cases, they just don’t realize how bad it is for you.
If you’ve had problems with feeling sluggish, fatigued and started noticing that you’re in more pain than usual around tight deadlines at work or if you have a lot going on, this post is for you.
There are two types of stress:
- “Good” stress
- The kind of stress that makes you want to curl up in a ball and cry.
Many of us like the rush of adrenaline that we experience when we have to get work done in a short amount of time. We feel exhilarated and free; however, that is not the case for everyone. For some, the combination of life event can debilitate then physically or worse, they end up in the hospital. Here are some symptoms that you may notice after being stressed out as it relates to your thyroid:
- Brain fog
- Hair may start to thin
- You may notice more hot flashes
- You may get way more anxious than normal, which can result in heart palpitations or you may even start to tremble
- Joint pain
- Plus more depending on how stress manifests in your body
I️ have learned that it’s important for me to try to reduce stress at all costs:
- Tea is my best friend
- I’ve minimized my interaction with people who bring stress
- I️ exercise more
- I️ journal and practice being more patient
What are some of your strategies that you’ve implemented that helps to minimize the stress that can wreak havoc on your body?
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