Stress is a universal human emotion, and everyone experiences it. The human body is actually designed to be able to feel stress and react to it. The body reacts to difficulties or changes physically and psychologically (stressors).
- Chest discomfort, an elevated heart rate, or both.
- Bodily aches and pains in general; pain in the shoulders, neck, or back.
- Clenching or grinding your teeth.
- Respiration difficulty.
- Feeling worn out, worried, or melancholy.
- Changing your eating habits; gaining or losing weight.
- Sleeping more or less than usual.
- Digestive issues, such as upset stomach, diarrhea, or constipation.
- Changes in health or physical ability
- Health is a major source of stress for older people.
- Deterioration in health.
- Losing energy can be upsetting for seniors because it forces them to live more slowly.
Frequently Asked Questions
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- Other health issues
- Chronic Diseases
- Mental Health Issues
- Elder Care Type
- Difficulty in Aging
- Grief and Loss
- Elderly Abuse and Neglect
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