Stress can result in various acute or chronic physical and mental conditions. Increased secretion and effects of major stress mediators can cause acute reactions, including headaches, eating and sleep disorders, gastrointestinal conditions, exacerbations of existing conditions, and multiple nonspecific constitutional symptoms. Sustained excessive secretion and effects of major mediators of stress can contribute to various behavioral and neuropsychiatric manifestations, such as anxiety and depression.
Are you familiar with common stress-related medical conditions and best practices for their diagnosis and management? Don't let stress about stress-related health concerns arise; make sure your knowledge is current with this short quiz.
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Cite this: George D. Harris. Fast Five Quiz: Stress-Related Conditions - Medscape - Sep 26, 2019.