2. Episodic Acute StressFrequent occurrence of acute stress is called episodic acute stress. People who are often anxious, irritable or short tempered experience this kind of stress. Victims carry a persistent negative outlook to everything and worry over every small issue. Negative health effects occur in people with episodic acute stress. These people accept stress as a part of their life and it is difficult for them to alter their lifestyle.(Also read: 6 Expert Tips to Overcome Mental Stress at Work)
3. Chronic StressIf acute stress prolongs for a longer period of time it becomes chronic stress. This kind of stress is constant and doesn’t easily go away. It results from financial troubles, an unhappy marriage, a bad job or a dysfunctional family. Chronic stress is harmful for your health and can lead to diseases such as heart ailments and depression.4. Physical StressPhysical stress can occur from trauma due to injury, infection or any kind of surgery, intense physical labor, environmental pollution, inadequate oxygen supply, fatigue, hormonal imbalance, dehydration, substance abuse, dental problems among others. (Also read: Why Yoga is a Great Stress Buster)
5. Psychological StressThis includes emotional stress from fears, frustration, sadness, anger and grief and cognitive stress from jealousy, attachments, anxiety, panic attacks or self-criticism. It basically refers to the emotional and physiological reactions experienced when an individual comes across a situation. (Also read: Exam Time? 6 Helpful Ways to Prevent Stress and Score High)6. Psychosocial StressThis stress comes from relationship or marriage difficulties. It could be a relationship of an employee-employer, siblings or family. Lack of social support, loss of employment, loss of loved ones and isolation can lead to this kind of stress.
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