Stress 7

STRESS – Read Without Stress – 7

From THE HOMOEOPATHIC PRIMER by Rajgopal Nidamboor, 1994

Physiological, behavioural and cognitive responses to stress are as follows (Beach, Burns & Sheffield).

Type of response and Effect


Escalation in heart rate and blood pressure; muscular tension; slowdown of digestive system; and release of adrenalin and noradrenalin.


Fall in performance level; shunning of stressful situations; passivity and inertia


Distortions in thinking; decreased intellectual functioning; ruminative, unproductive, anxiety-generating patterns of thought. Indecisiveness.

So far as the innumerable stress-related diseases and conditions are concerned, it would only be proper to place them in the right perspective on the basis of the systems affected and the resulting conditions. (Beach, Burns & Sheffield)

System affected and Resultant condition


Coronary artery disease, hypertension, strokes, rhythm disturbances of the heart.


Tension headaches and muscle contraction backaches.


Rheumatoid arthritis and related inflammatory diseases of the connective tissue.


Allergic disorders: asthma and hayfever.


Ulcer, irritable bowel syndrome, diarrhea, nausea / vomiting, and ulcerative colitis


Diuresis, impotency, frigidity.


Eczema, neurodermatitis, acne.
Others Fatigue and lethargy.


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