Essay on Stress Survey

612 WordsFeb 21, 20153 Pages
University of Phoenix Material Stress Survey Name: Ngoc Quach 1. Check off any of the following symptoms you have experienced in the past 6 months. x Headaches or migraines Insomnia or sleep problems Irritability Fatigue Digestive trouble Sinus Pain, tension, or numbness Constipation Allergies Neck Legs Diarrhea Menstrual problems Shoulders Arms Gas Bladder trouble Hands Low back Bloating Ringing in ears Nervousness Dizziness Weight trouble 2. Choose the one above that causes you the most problems: Does this cause you to be any of…show more content…
I learn to not let the financial strain distract me from taking care of myself. 2) In what situation could eustress also be considered distress? Explain. A situation I would describe is stressing about bills causes me to be distracted from everything activities like eating and sleeping. This would cause distress in my life because I would lose sleep and my appetite has also diminished. 3) The sympathetic nervous system is responsible for the fight-or-flight response. What are the physiological changes that happen to the body during this response? I believe the adrenal medulla produces a hormonal chemical that will then results in catecholamines. This is seen in the first stage of general adaptation syndrome. 4) What are some ways to deal with stress? How will you deal with stress? Explain. I learned that exercising is a big stress reliever for any individual. Your body might be out of shape but there are so many kinds of exercises from lifting weights to dancing. I also think choosing a hobby like sewing, knitting, or even painting has helped as well. 5) Chronic stress is linked to about 70% of disease. In the textbook, under “Physical Effects of Stress,” it list various ailments associated with chronic stress. How have these affected you or someone you know? Explain. I do not know anyone personally that dealt with chronic stress but I have talked to clients that tell me about their health journey
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