These days stress can be pretty unavoidable, even the simplest thing can stress out our minds and cause long-term symptoms. Some things you need to look out for is your skin breaking out, your skin tone turning red, maybe you’re feeling tired all the time or your hair is shedding, these can all be signs that your too stressed.
- During a bout of stress, it’s not uncommon to wake up with a few more zits than usual. This is all thanks to the stress hormone cortisol, and its pesky habit of clogging pores.
- Feeling exhausted after a busy day is one thing. But feeling tired all the damn time, and for no reason at all? Well, that’s something else entirely. This form of unexplained sleepiness may be a sign of adrenal fatigue, which occurs when your adrenal glands become overtaxed with cortisol.
- When stress levels become too much, it’s pretty common for your hair to peace on out. You might notice a bit more shedding, say, when you take a shower. Or, you might experience a more severe form of hair loss called telogen effluvium.
“Hand trembling is another physical sign of too much stress, Martinez tells me. So take note if you go to reach for your phone and notice your fingers are trembling.”