11 Physical Signs Your Body Is Under Too Much Stress – Bustle

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Being under too much stress is not a good thing, but most people do not now the physical signs of stress in the body. Is your skin breaking out, or is your skin turning red? Well if it is this may be a physical sign that your body is under too much stress.

Key Takeaways:

  • 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.
  • High stress levels can start to affect your blood sugar, leaving you shaky and weak and in dire need of a snack.
  • 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.

“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.”