Teen stress and tension what do you know about the symptoms? Many psychological issues have overlapping symptoms. While this may come as a surprise, some of these signs include physiological reactions. In times like these, where people all over the world, are experiencing triggering situations like temporary lockdown and quarantine. It’s important for you to understand these symptoms. Although I can’t go through everything in this short blog post, I hope this is a good starting point for you.
Before we moved on, we should probably define stress and tension. Stress is the body’s response to the demands of life, and is essentially the fight of flight response. In this case, stress is associated with elevated heart rate, adrenaline levels, etc. “Good stress” is okay the type when we react to good or bad news.
However, long term stressor & tensions can have a lot of negative effects if it’s continuous. Tension, on the other hand, is more closely associated with neurological issues, but can lead to physiological symptoms like joint pain and stiff muscles, and can even result in decreased immune function. Suffers of tension often describe a feeling of tightness, anxiety, and worries.
In fact the child may verbalize that they are feeling overwhelmed, tense, and anxious. You should know that this maybe an alert, a call for help. Tension, on the other hand, is more closely associated with neurological that causes emotional and physical tension. The kid is feeling hopeless and frustrated. And can lead to other mental imbalance such as signs of aches and unexplained pain symptoms. Stress can take a toll on your child mental health. Here are some of the signs.
Teen Stress-related signs
• Low energy
• Trouble sleeping
• Aches and pains
• Headache or dizziness
• Upset stomach, digestive problems
• Muscle tension
So many physical signs, it’s clear that stress and tension can impact somebody’s day-to-day life. Not to mention, they can put added strain on the sufferer, which can then lead to episodes of depression and anxiety. Take care of yourself, it’s important. Try this and let me know if work. It’s free and can relieve tightness. Take note how you feel in certain situations, laughing can also do wonders.
Teenagers need time to relax, exercise, love, lots of rest and a balanced, healthy meals during periods of stressful events. Which is hard to do for most teens, do not get me wrong, It is easier said than done. But if you take it a day at a time, positive shift you will feel. Desire for comfort food is stronger when we are stressed. Although eating these types of foods make us feels good in the moment they are poor fuel for the body. Which makes it even harder for us to deal with challenging situations when they arise.
Set aside undivided time spend with your child listening to their concerns nonjudgemental without criticizing they will start to feel comfortable to open up to you. Keep at it find ways to reduce the stress and tension.