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The Health and Safety Authority has launched a new information campaign aimed at raising awareness of the damaging effects of work related stress. Work related stress is stress caused or made worse by work. It refers to situations where employees perceive their work in such a way that they have serious and on-going difficulty coping with day-to-day demands.
Chronic stress can lead to many diseases some with very serious consequences such as depression, addiction, anger, insomnia, and other stress related disorders such as allergies, irritable bowel, ulcers, arthritis, anxiety, acne, eczema, heartburn, infertility, impotence, migraine, neck and back pain, night terrors, and psoriasis, to name a few.
Modern life is full of hassles, deadlines, frustrations, and demands. For many people, stress is so commonplace that it has become a way of life. If you frequently find yourself feeling overwhelmed, it’s time to take action to bring your nervous system back into balance. You can protect yourself by learning how to recognise the signs and symptoms of stress and taking steps to reduce its harmful effects.