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The symptoms of stress

A lot of people underestimate the negative impact that stress can have on the body and mind. In a lot of cases, illnesses occur as the result of stress. If you feel that stress has caused you to suffer, and you believe that someone else is to blame for this stress, for example, your employer, then you could be entitled to compensation. But, first, let’s take a look at the symptoms of stress in further detail…

The symptoms of stress

There is no doubt that we have all experienced periods of stress in our life at some point. However, for some people, this stress gets out of control, and it causes both physical and emotional symptoms. These include, but are not limited to, the following:

Physical symptoms:

  • Grinding teeth
  • A clenched jaw
  • Difficulty swallowing
  • Excess sweating
  • Cold feet or hands
  • Ringing in the ears
  • Shaking and nervousness
  • Frequent infections
  • Regular colds
  • Insomnia
  • Rapid heartbeat
  • Chest pains
  • Tense muscles
  • Aches and pains
  • Nausea
  • Constipation
  • Diarrhoea
  • Headaches
  • A lack of energy

Emotional symptoms:

  • Avoiding people
  • Feeling depressed
  • Having low self-esteem
  • Feeling lonely
  • Finding it tough to relax
  • Feeling like you are losing control
  • Becoming moody
  • Being easily agitated and frustrated

As you can see, the symptoms of stress are excessive, and it is not hard to see how a lot of people can end up ill when suffering from extreme stress.

Can you claim for stress-related injuries?

Claiming for stress-related injuries can be a bit more challenging in some cases, but it is definitely possible. If you have been under unnecessary stress from your employer, and you feel that this has been the root cause of an accident that has occurred, there is every chance you could be entitled to compensation. The most important part is being able to prove that your employer is to blame.

Accident Advice Helpline can assist

The importance of choosing a leading law firm for your claim can never be ignored, and this is even more so the case when it comes to claims for stress-related injuries. When you select Accident Advice Helpline, you won’t be disappointed. We have an outstanding reputation in the industry, and we are even recommended by leading consumer champion Dame no win no fee basis, and we are always available should you have any queries or concerns. To get started, all you need to do is give us a call on 0800 689 5659 phone.