Stress is the body’s physical, mental or emotional response to a challenge or a change. Stress can be caused by various factors. The most common reasons of stress include job pressure, money, and health. In job, the factors such as co-worker tension, work overload and bosses cause stress. Money-related causes of stress include loss of job, medical expenses and retirement. The health-related causes of stress are health crisis, chronic or terminal illness.
Stress can be caused by external factors (from the environment, social, or psychological situations) or internal factors (illness or medical conditions). Other causes of stress are; relationships (divorce, death arguments, loneliness), poor nutrition (inadequate food intake, malnutrition, processed food), media overload (television, internet, radio, social media), and sleep deprivation.
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