The Body's Response to Stress

542 Words Feb 23rd, 2018 2 Pages
Stress can come from any situation and each individual reacts differently to stress. Mr A, may have no problems when burdened with numerous deadlines, while Mr B may find this particularly stressful. Stress is caused by an existing stress-causing factor called a "stressor." Common stressors in everyday life could be financial problems, deadlines associated with work or college or relationship issues and it could also be a combination of issues. Stress is normally associated as a negative event but it could prove to be a positive event as it forces an individual to re-evaluate life choices and schedules influencing stress. Stress is not considered a medical diagnosis, however severe stress which continues for a long time may lead to a diagnosis of anxiety, depression or severe mental health problems and this could prove detrimental to an individual’s physical or mental health and well-being if it is not effectively combated. AC2 Individuals may encounter stress regularly, some common causes of stress which may occur in our everyday lives are Life changes, changes to our everyday routine however big or small contribute to stress. A life change such as moving house is a big feat and requires a lot of patience and calmness. A busy schedule is another main case of stress, when our relationships do not go the way we want it to, it could make us very emotional and frustrated…