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Stress Symptoms

And the Health of Your Skin

Acne is just one of the many stress symptoms that many people experience that affect the health of their skin.

The health problems associated with being under pressure and many, and will vary greatly from person to person.

One of the most obvious and visible signs are changes to the appearance of your skin.

What Happens to Your Skin?


  • Pimples
  • Acne
  • Cold Sores
  • Oily skin
  • Eczema
  • Dandruff
  • Itchy scalp
  • Boils
  • Frown lines / wrinkles
  • Dry skin
  • Bad breath
  • Body odor
  • Psoriasis - learn all about Psoriasis Causes and Treatment here

    This probably seems like a lot of problems, but not everyone experiences the same things.

    For some people one particular symptom of stress is worse than any of the others, for example, their acne. Or they break out in a cold sore.

    How to Relieve Stress Symptoms

    Learning how to relieve stress is essential for both short and long term health. Not only for the health of your skin and for your appearance, but also for your general health.

    Just as the symptoms of stress are different for each person, so too is the relief that works for each person.


  • Remove/deal with the problem causing you to be stressed - perhaps it is financial, work related, your relationship, a large workload... whatever is bothering you the first thing to try is to deal with your problem.
  • Exercise - this is a really successful way of de-stressing and feeling more relaxed. Burn up frustration and energy with a run, walk or good workout.
  • Take a relaxing bath or shower. Not only will the warmth help relax muscles, the alone time is beneficial as well.
    Add some Essential Oils to help calm and soothe. 

  • Go from Stress Symptoms to DIY Pamper for more relaxation
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