11 Consequences of stress on our body

Do you know which consequences stress can have on our body? 


In this frenetic life, we can have a stressful period in our lives. Work can be too overwhelming, you can have troubles in your family or problems to deal with a specific situation. Yes, life can be hard sometimes and each one of us can react in different ways. Anxiety and stress are not good things for your health, for both your mind and body. That is why is really important to learn how to manage them in order to have a healthier mind, a healthier body and a better quality of life. Read our weekly post to discover which consequences stress can have on our health! Remember that if you need an english speaking doctor Barcelona, you can always count on us!

Stomach pain and diarrhoea

Have you ever heard of someone saying that because of stress is not hungry or is eating too much? It can happen to many of us. There are some people that are not eating much and feel like a nod in the stomach, others that cannot stop. You might experience stomach pain as well, this is because anxiety can cause abdominal pain that can lead to nausea and vomit. If you would need a medical consultation with an English speaking doctor or Pediatrician in Barcelona you can always count on us. Book an appointment here.

Panic attacks

Stress can cause a moment of panic that can lead to consequences on our body, like for example panic attacks. You might experience it anytime when you have to face a difficult situation that is too overwhelming. The physical symptoms include heart palpitations, chest pain, and shortness of breath.

Do you know how to control panic attacks? Discover it here! 

Hearth palpitation

As a consequence of the anxieties, our heartbeats become more intense like when you experience a panic attack. The best way to decelerate your heartbeats is to take deep breaths and try to calm down. If you would like a consultation with an English speaking doctor in Barcelona or Pediatrician in Barcelona, you can book an appointment via our platform. Our doctors are just a click away! 

Respiration problems

Stress can cause short breath, the difficulty of breathing normally and the feeling of being breathless. Those symptoms are frequent during panic attacks.

Fatigue and anger

Everyone has a difficult moment in life. We feel without energies, many times we are angry or we feel confused. We can lose interest in what we used to do and we can find difficult to carry out our daily activities. The way to defeat stress is to find a way to control it and destroy it. Sport can be a really good way to free yourself from every worry. Another way could be to have many hobbies to keep you focused and interested in many things in life. If you do not have a hobby, maybe it is a good way to try a new one! You can play an instrument, follow art classes, taking languages lessons…  Another way to take back your energies and be more positive is to go out with your friends and try to forget any bad thought in life.


Some days can be hard for every one of us. Depression can make you feel discouraged, riled out and not understood by the people around you. You can lose pleasure in hobbies or activities. Depression can arise in many ways and each one of us has a different way to cope with this disorder. Many people that suffer from depression choose to follow a therapy treatment that can improve your wellbeing, can help you communicate better with the others and can it can help you to have hobbies or to follow activities.

Decrease of libido

Yes, with stress you can experience a loss of libido too. You might experience a loss of interest in many things around you, the sexual sphere as well.


As a consequence of stress, we can experience headaches. Try to rest and have a good sleep, in this way you will gain more energies to deal with your life.

Rising blood pressure

Anxieties bring blood pressure higher. You may feel it rising while experiencing stressful moments.

Stress can have many faces and consequences. Each one of us can have different health consequences and can have different ways to deal with it. The secret is just to understand yours.

Do you want to learn how to overcome anxieties? Read our post to discover how to manage stress. 

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