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Stress

stress“Stress is the silent killer,” is not just a catchphrase. To anyone whose life has been overtaken by stress, they know that there’s some real meaning behind that. Like many other mental health conditions, it can.

Like many other mental health conditions, it can be difficult for a person to know that they are in fact suffering from stress. Among the symptoms of tress, these might include low energy, headaches, upset stomach and the associated conditions with that, aches and pains, chest pain and rapid heartbeat, insomnia, and loss of sexual desire and/or ability. If are suffering from one or more of these symptoms and you believe stress to be the cause, it’s important to

If are suffering from one or more of these symptoms and you believe stress to be the cause, it’s important to seek help. Being aware of what’s causing stress and learning different strategies to overcome stress is key to living life. Sometimes, a person can lose track of what’s important and stress can rear its head, destroying relationships, spiraling them into a depression, lowering self-esteem, and debilitating them to their bed. If stress is dominating your life, get help. If it’s beginning to affect your physical health, get help. If you find yourself turning to unhealthy coping methods or if you are having angry outbursts towards the people around you, these are all signs that you need help.

Therapy for stress

Therapy for stress seeks to address the negative effects that stress is having on your life by identifying the root cause. The first step in this journey is acknowledging that it is not OK to have stress be in control of your life. Speaking with a mental health professional to discuss the difficulties you are experiencing in relation to stress can help identify the underlying issues that may be causing your stress.

By beginning therapy for stress, recognize your personal stress triggers and discover ways of coping with them.

Alexandra is an experienced registered psychotherapist. Contact to book an appointment or ask any questions.