Stress can harm your body, your relationships, and how well you do at work or school. You can learn ways to manage stress so that it does less harm.
Going to school, starting a new job, marrying, raising a family, being promoted, and growing old can all cause stress. Stress can also come from unusual events.
Symptoms of stress can vary for each person. Here are some things to watch for:
Stress is part of life. You can't avoid it. But you can change the way you react toward stress. If you don't handle stress in a healthy way, you are more likely to have health problems.
Take care of yourself by looking at ways you may deal with stress. Then try to find healthier ways.
There are many things you can do to help reduce the effects of stress on your life. You can: