Acute stress is your body's reaction to a new challenge, event, or demand. Episodic stress affects those who suffer from acute stress frequently, usually people that suffer from this tend to be very disorganized. Whereas, chronic stress wears you down. People who suffer from this are usually depressed”(Different kinds of stress). Not to mention, all this stress affects our body’s physically although you may not notice at first but common symptoms such as “headaches ,fatigue, chest pain, and upset stomach are effects of stress and in the long run it can lead to serious health issues like high blood pressure”("Stress management.").
A child’s stress can come from school. This stress can come from the need to succeed and score high, because in the world today there are such high standards. Especially, when it comes to colleges. Another, cause of stress parents and the people around them. Parents can cause stress from being worried and so concerned for school.
Most of the stress is natural and normal, but too much stress can cause serious problems. It is said that female teens have a higher rate than boys to stress out (http://www.nbcnews.com/id/20322801#.UqJn8UPnaUk). Teens should learn how to manage stress in a productive and calming way.Excessive stress can build up making it hard to focus on things that are important. Too much stress can make it harder to fight illnesses like the cold. It also makes it hard time fighting against cancer.
The stress caused by school has many unhealthy and dangerous side effects. According to Denise Pope, a professor from Stanford University, high amounts of homework can lead to mental and physical health problems in students (Binns). C.M. Rubin has also said that stress, anxiety, and depression levels have been increasing in adolescents recently. In a Challenge Success Survey, 67 percent of high school students said that they were often or always stressed about school.
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Stress is extremely harsh on the human body. Its can leave many body systems in shambles and struggling to keep up with every day demands. According to Stress among Adolescents, “Stress hammers the major functions of the body.” As stated by Stressed out: Teens and Adults Respond Differently, “Too much stress can produce serious damage to the heart, vascular system, immune system, and changes in areas of the brain.” According to Physical Effects of Long Term Stress, habitual stress can lead to a permanent rise in blood pressure. Stress significantly subdues the immune system resulting in greater illness and longer recovery tim... ... middle of paper ... ...he Effects of Anxiety on Adolescents, “Anxiety could be related to academic performance.” The effect of an overabundance of tress in teenager’s lives can be explored through three main aspects which are how stress affects the body, how stress affects the brain, and how stress can be identified in teens’ lives. As stated in Stressed out: Teens and Adults Respond Differently, “Stress can be compared with the pressure a sculptor puts on marble: the right amount and it becomes a master piece, must too much pressure and the marble breaks into pieces.” By pin pointing how stress affects the body, how stress affects the mind, and identifying stress in teens’ lives, it can be concluded that the heath of teens is at risk.
There are many different kinds of stress: emotional stress, illness, pushing your body too hard, environmental factors, the special case of tobacco use, hormonal factors, and allergic stress. Emotional stress may happen when arguments, disagreements, and conflicts cause changes in your personal life -- that is stress. Illness can be something small like catching a cold, breaking an arm, a skin infection, a sore back, are all changes in your body condition. Pushing your body too hard is a major source of stress you are overdriving yourself. If you are working or partying (binge drinking) 16 hours a day, you will have reduced your available time for rest.