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Symptoms of stress can range from heart palpitations to excessive sweating. They are part of the body's "fight or flight" reaction to tension or a perceived threat. Physical symptoms of stress include headache, upset stomach, nervousness, fatigue, and trouble sleeping. Emotional symptoms of stress include anger issues, panic attacks, low self-esteem, and difficulty relaxing. Long-term (chronic) stress may play a role in heart problems, sexual dysfunction, skin and hair problems, asthma, and obesity. Follow the links below to find BootsWebMD's comprehensive coverage about stress symptoms, how to treat them, and much more.

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Thumbnail: Surprising signs of stress

Stress can manifest itself in some pretty surprising ways, from sickness to sleepiness. It pays to take notice of these warning signs to help nip stress in the bud.

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    Men and women deal with stress differently, experts tell us. Learn more about gender differences in mental, physical and emotional reactions to stress.

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