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Health Tip: Identifying Signs of Stress

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(HealthDay News) -- If you feel stressed for a long time, it can have negative effects on your mental and physical well-being.

The U.S. Office on Women's Health identifies these common warning signs of too much stress:

  • Not eating enough, or overeating.
  • Feeling as you have lost control of your life.
  • Forgetfulness.
  • Headaches.
  • Lack of energy.
  • Lack of focus.
  • Trouble getting things done.
  • Poor self-esteem.
  • Short temper.
  • Trouble sleeping.
  • Upset stomach.
  • Aches and pains.

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