"Stress Effects: From Brain to Stomach"

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Hair Loss

"Stress & Hair Loss: Temporary shedding due to stress, regrows in 6-9 months. Trichotillomania: Stress-related hair-pulling disorder, treatable with therapy & support."

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Heart Problem

"Stress raises heart rate & blood pressure, increasing heart disease risk. Adopt a heart-healthy lifestyle: exercise, diet, mindfulness."

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Headache

"Stress triggers headaches/migraines. Try acupuncture, meditation, exercise for relief. Stress raises blood sugar, impacts diabetes management."

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Increased Appetite

"Stress affects appetite: short-term low, long-term high cortisol increases sugar/fat cravings. Avoid emotional eating, opt for balanced snacks & exercise.  

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Insomnia

"Stress causes hyperarousal & insomnia. Prioritize healthy sleep: avoid stimulants, create a relaxing sleep environment, try yoga or therapy. 

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Asthma Flare-Up

Stress worsens asthma symptoms. Try mindful breathing: inhale 7 sec, hold 7 sec, exhale 7 sec. Reduce stress, improve breathing. 

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Gastrointestinal Trouble

"Stress affects digestion, leading to GI issues: constipation, diarrhea, indigestion, loss of appetite, nausea, ulcers, cramping. #BrainGutConnection"

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Issues With Memory and Learning

"Stress impacts memory in education but effects vary. Exercise, sleep, meditation, & avoiding caffeine can help manage stress. 

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Job Performance Issue

"Workplace stress affects productivity & satisfaction. Custom stress management strategies needed. Stress-management training can help. 

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Skin Problem

"Stress worsens skin issues like acne & psoriasis. Manage stress with biofeedback & meditation for better skin health.  

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