Nothing increases feelings of anxiety or stress, quite like a pandemic. Now while it is understandable to see an increase in stress, it is also important to pay attention to your day to day wellbeing. While everyone acknowledges they get stressed from time to time, it is not well known that stress can have detrimental effects on both your physical and mental health.
Some of the symptoms caused by stress;
Insomnia, Accident Prone, Weight problems, Increased substance use,
Poor concentration, forgetfulness, indecisiveness, hopelessness
Anxiety, Depression, Tension, Anger
A prolonged stress response can deplete the very nutrients you need, especially if dietary intake is low. Anxiety, which can come hand-in-hand with stress, may further contribute to over-stimulation of the stress response, elevating nutrient depletions. Read More