The Negative Aspects Of A Career

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Most people do not take into consideration the negative aspects of a career, but only the positive aspects. 7 out of 10 adults in the the U.S. experience stress or anxiety daily. In specific, CRNA’s are faced with severely high stress and anxiety which can result in devastating and extremely risky illnesses and symptoms. A CRNA’s roles and responsibilities can be extremely difficult and are one of the main reasons why they have to experience such high levels of stress and anxiety. Student Registered Nurse Anesthetist or SRNAs also have to face high levels of stress and anxiety when preparing for this career. CRNA’s are well educated and highly respected for the roles and responsibilities they play in today’s society except for . They have…show more content…
Stress is a human body’s response to a demand or threat. When one feels threatened, they release numerous stress hormones including adrenaline and cortisol. People who are undergoing stress tend to have tightened muscles, increase in blood pressure, faster breaths, and senses become sharper. CRNAs and SRNAs have to deal with high levels of stress which make their tasks a whole lot harder and way more difficult (“Segal 1”). Salivary- Amylase is a protein discovered in aids and saliva in the digestion of starch. Autonomic innervation regulates the release of this protein. Investigations have shown that salivary- amylase levels significantly rise due to acute stress. Furthermore, Xiao used salivary-amylase to measure physiologic stress during human simulated trauma management (“Mckay 302”). The most common form of stress is acute stress (“ Chipas 122”). “Acute stress can come from demands and pressures of the recent past and anticipated demands of the future. Since it is short term, it is not given enough time to do any extensive damage. “ The most common symptoms of acute stress include the following: emotional distress, manifested as anger, irritability, or depression: muscular problems, including tension headache, back pain, and jaw pain; stomach, gut, and bowel problems; and physical symptoms such as elevated blood pressure, rapid heartbeat, sweaty palms, heart palpitations, dizziness, migraine headaches, cold hands or feet, shortness of
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