Stress: Know Your Signs

April is Stress Awareness Month and experts have spoken out about the damaging effects stress has on the body. Even those illnesses that just won’t seem to go away could, in fact, be caused by underlying stress. Do you know the signs of stress? If not, here are a few to look for and to bring up to your healthcare profes­sional at your next checkup:

>> Anxiety

>> Back pain

>> Constipation/diarrhea

>> Depression

>> Fatigue

>> Headaches

>> Insomnia

>> Shortness of breath

>> Stiff neck