Signs of Stress Overload
Everyone experiences stress a little differently. Some people become angry and act out their stress or take it out on others. Some people internalize it and develop eating disorders or substance abuse problems. And some people who have a chronic illness may find that the symptoms of their illness flare up under an overload of stress.
People who are experiencing stress overload may notice some of the following signs:
- problems sleeping
- physical symptoms, such as stomach problems, headaches, or even chest pain