Stress affects us all. You may notice symptoms of stress when disciplining your kids, during busy times at work, when managing your finances, or when coping with a challenging relationship. Stress is everywhere.
Stress is a weakness and many men will refuse to show that they can't handle something. Many men don't want people to think they are being challenged or feel overwhelmed. This is why whenever you ask a man if he needs help with something; he will decline even if he could benefit from some assistance.
Men experiencing high levels of stress can experience anxiety, insomnia, fatigue, and depression, and may turn to unhealthy habits like smoking, drinking, overeating, or drug abuse to help deal with their stress High levels of stress hormones damage critical parts of the brain, such as the hippocampus, the area responsible for memory. One reason people experience "adrenal burnout" after long term chronic stress is because the brain, in order to save itself, turns off the adrenals.
A man might not talk about what’s going on, but he may reveal things aren’t going well by being angry behind the wheel or shouting at the game on TV. And in more dire situations, that anger can turn into violence.
Stress is harmful because it presses biological buttons inside men that have long outlived their usefulness.
Why does men are stressed?
Some causes of men’s stress include:
- Early Heart Disease Risk As A Result Of Inherited Stress.
- Leaves A Mark On Sperm & Offspring Development.
- Accelerates Prostate Cancer Development.
- Erectile Dysfunction.
In addition, stress blocks the uptake of protein by muscle tissue, which leads to a loss of muscle mass.
The first step to controlling stress is to know the symptoms of stress. In order to find this, consult somebody that helps you to understand yours problems and work together to find a solution.
More information about Stress:
The Effects of Stress on Your Body