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Stress

Medically reviewed by Drugs.com. Last updated on Feb 4, 2024.

What is stress?

Stress is a feeling of tension or strain related to the events and pressures of everyday life. Learn to cope and control your stress to help you function in a healthy way. Stress can be caused by many different things, including any of the following:

What are the signs and symptoms of too much stress?

The signs and symptoms of stress are different from person to person.

How can I manage my stress?

Learn what causes you stress. Not all stress can be avoided. Instead, change how you cope with stress by doing any of the following:

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Treatment options

The following list of medications are in some way related to or used in the treatment of this condition.

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Call 911 for any of the following:

When should I contact my healthcare provider?

Care Agreement

You have the right to help plan your care. Learn about your health condition and how it may be treated. Discuss treatment options with your healthcare providers to decide what care you want to receive. You always have the right to refuse treatment. The above information is an educational aid only. It is not intended as medical advice for individual conditions or treatments. Talk to your doctor, nurse or pharmacist before following any medical regimen to see if it is safe and effective for you.

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