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Symptoms of Acute Stress

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Published:   |   Updated: May 7, 2013 at 05:26 PM

Acute stress doesn't have enough time to do the extensive damage associated with long-term stress. The most common symptoms are:

Acute stress can crop up in anyone's life, and it is highly treatable and manageable.

What you can do

Learning to deal with stress effectively is a worthwhile effort, even if you already consider yourself capable of handling anything life sends your way.

Many of the most common long-term stressors — family illness, recovery after injury, career pressures — often arise without warning and simultaneously. Stress management is particularly valuable if your family has a history of hypertension and other forms of heart disease.

Courtesy of the American Psychology Association

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