What Are Your Stress Symptoms?

Find Out What To Do About Them

Updated October 20, 2016

1. Do you find yourself getting less joy from your work and feeling a sense of burnout?

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2. Do you find yourself drinking alcohol more to relax, smoking to deal with stress, or using other "vices'?

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3. Do you have a general feeling of being overwhelmed by everything you're dealing with right now?

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4. Do you often feel anxious about things you can't control?

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5. Do you find yourself getting sick more often than usual?

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6. Do you have difficulty with decision-making and concentration from stress?

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7. Do you experience tension headaches?

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8. Do you have trouble falling asleep or staying asleep because your mind is racing?

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9. Do you find that your libido has decreased, or that you're just too tired for sex?

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10. Do you find yourself eating more sweets and unhealthy food when stressed?

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What Are Your Stress Symptoms?

You got: % Correct. Be Sure To Look Into Those Resources!

I got Be Sure To Look Into Those Resources!. What Are Your Stress Symptoms?
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 In this quiz, "correct" is not the right word, except in terms of stress management; you may be coping in a way that is correct for you so that you are avoiding certain symptoms.  As for other symptoms, you can always use more strategies for coping, and see a health practitioner if you feel you need to.  You've taken a great first step in examining your health and stress symptoms here!

THIS TOOL DOES NOT PROVIDE MEDICAL ADVICE. It is intended for informational purposes only and is not a substitute for professional medical consultation, diagnosis or treatment.

What Are Your Stress Symptoms?

You got: % Correct. Looks Like You're Doing Something Right...

I got Looks Like You're Doing Something Right.... What Are Your Stress Symptoms?
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 While "correct" may not be the right term for whether or not you experience certain symptoms, given that you are not experiencing many stress symptoms you could be experiencing, you appear to be doing many things correctly in terms of coping.  For any symptoms yo do experience, be sure to look into the resources included.  And, while you are experiencing fewer stress symptoms than you could be, it's always a good idea to talk to your doctor about any symptoms you may be troubled by.

THIS TOOL DOES NOT PROVIDE MEDICAL ADVICE. It is intended for informational purposes only and is not a substitute for professional medical consultation, diagnosis or treatment.

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