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(New York) – Covid-19 has touched all corners of the globe – and fear, anxiety, and sadness follow. The epidemic has severely damaged the mental health and well-being of many; As the death toll rises, so does social isolation, with some asking, “Do I have the virus?” Because of the constant inner single. And others say experts.

Mental and physical health are intertwined and sometimes stress can manifest itself in the body, according to experts. So if you are having migraines, menstruation, hair loss or other defects in your daily life, you may be suffering from epilepsy.

“Think of it as an erosion,” said Craig Sauchuk, a psychologist at the Mayo Clinic. “Over time, it only leads to destruction and tearing.”

However, there may be other fundamental reasons for these issues. Depression is not just about stress, and Mayo Clinic recommends that it be evaluated by a medical professional.

Psychologists say that when people are under stress, there is a reaction or flight response from the central nervous system.

According to Sauchuk, the body uses a lot of energy to cope with any kind of stress, which is why people may experience adrenaline rush, increased heart rate, high blood pressure, severe breathing and muscle tension.

Cory Floyd, a professor of communication and psychology at the University of Arizona, says they steal vital organs, muscles, and systems with the amount of energy needed to cope with stress.

“These systems are important, but they are not necessary if our very existence is at stake,” Floyd told ABC News. . lay off”

When that severe stress lasts for a long time – like an epidemic of two years – it causes problems with the most important organs of the body and disrupts their function.

“Such a sympathetic nervous system seems to be broken at this point,” Saucuk told ABC. “It is shutting down other systems such as digestion and reproduction. You will find here that we are not in a state of regeneration as we are not in a state of regeneration such as menopause, low sexual desire… hair loss and skin problems.

Stress begins to take a heavy toll on people. It may seem different to each individual, experts say, but some symptoms are more common than others.

“The body can only produce many symptoms,” Sawchuk said. “When we look at each individual, their anxiety can be expressed in different ways.

“For other people, it can only be seen in terms of fatigue,” Saucuk added.

Clinical psychologists who spoke to ABC News said that there were reports of headaches, migraines and insomnia during the epidemic.

Chronic stress can lead to digestive problems and stomach problems. Low sexual desire and menstrual irregularities – which do not occur during pregnancy – can also be a sign that a person’s reproductive system is starting to disrupt.

According to a study in the Journal of Dermatology, researchers estimate that Alpsia Eretata, an autoimmune disorder caused by short-term stress, is on the rise following the onset of the epidemic. Other psychiatric disorders are also expected to increase, including psoriasis and chronic hives.

Pain and soreness in the body, especially in the jaw and neck, can be caused by stress.

Cindy Acrylic, editor of the American Institute for Anxiety, says that there is no shame in taking steps to alleviate anxiety and improve mental health. These issues do not go away with a blink of an eye, says Acrylic, and there are simple ways to begin the process of healing.

“The first thing is to understand what motivates you,” said Acrylic. “You can start balancing those – the ones that are exhausting, the ones that are rejuvenating – you can immediately plan to bring those who are feeling anxious together.”

Experts say that stress management can lead to serious and long-term health problems. If you have symptoms of chronic or severe anxiety, ask for help.

“Find out the little differences you can make,” says Acrylic. “To go to bed five minutes before, spend five minutes on the phone with a friend. Look for small shifts that don’t seem like much work.

“We live in a very stressful world and we are all on the road to learning how to do it,” he added.

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