Short-term noticeable effects of stress include:
* sweaty palms and other types of perspiration,
* dilated pupils, and
* difficulty in swallowing (“a lump in the throat”).
Other stress signals are as follows:
* tightness in the chest,
* stomach problems,
* some skin conditions,
* a sense of apprehension,
* feelings of panic or actual trembling,
* shortness of breath,
* heart palpitations,
* dizziness, and
Although none of these symptoms is pleasant.
They are relatively minor compared to the silent but much more serious internal effects that can lead to immune-related disorders and even cancer and heart disease (8).
Fortunately, stress and the negative effects it creates can be reduced by a wide variety of therapeutic approaches.
When successfully applied, many of the therapies or strategies can both reduce stress and reverse its damage (170). Counselling and Psychotherapy may be provided via Skype and FaceTime in the comfort of your home, office or any place of your choice.