Dr. Goyal Rewa is a renowned doctor in the field of stress management. He has been practicing as a consultant psychiatrist for more than 8 years . He is an expert in the field of stress management, with extensive experience in treating mental health issues such as anxiety, depression and addiction. He also specializes in counselling and psychotherapy. Dr. Rewa's areas of interest include psychotherapy, mindfulness-based therapies, meditation therapy, trauma therapy, addiction treatment, transcultural psychiatry and psychiatry for the elderly population.
What's stress ?: Stress is a normal mortal response that happens to everyone. In fact, the mortal body is designed to witness stress and reply to it. When you witness changes or challenges (stressors), your body produces physical and internal responses. That’s stress. Stress responses help your body acclimate to new situations. Stress can be positive, keeping us alert, motivated and ready to avoid peril. For illustration, if you have an important test coming up, a stress response might help your body work harder and stay awake longer. But stress becomes a problem when stressors continue without relief or ages of relaxation.
What happens to the body during stress ?: The body’s autonomic nervous system controls your heart rate, breathing, vision changes and further. Its erected-in stress response, the “ fight-or-flight response,” helps the body face stressful situations. When a person has long- term (chronic) stress, continued activation of the stress response causes wear and gash on the body. Physical, emotional and behavioral symptoms develop.
Physical symptoms of stress include: Aches and pains.
Chest pain or a feeling like your heart is racing.
Exhaustion or trouble sleeping.
Headaches, dizziness or shaking.
High blood pressure.
Muscle tension or jaw clenching.
Stomach or digestive problems.
Trouble having sex.
Weak immune system.
Stress can lead to emotional and internal symptoms like: Anxiety or perversity.
Often, people with chronic stress try to manage it with unhealthy behaviors, including: Drinking alcohol too important or too frequently.
Gluttony or developing an eating complaint.
Sharing compulsively in coitus, shopping or internet browsing.