There are many conditions that can have a stress related cause. It is important to rule out any disease processes but once that is done you are often left with a whole range of symptoms that have a stress induced cause.


Some of the most common symptoms are

Pain - back pain, neck pain, abdominal pain


Irritable Bowel 

                                                 Irritable Bladder

                                                 Insomnia or Sleep Disturbance/ Restless Legs

                                                 Anxiety/Emotional Overwhelm/Altered Mood

                                                 Weight Gain


However, the full list looks more like this....

Back pain, neck pain, joint pain, limb pain, plantar fasciitis, chronic tendonitis, piriformis syndrome, sciatica, iliotibial band syndrome, complex regional pain disorder, fibromyalgia, carpel tunnel syndrome, shoulder pain, thoracic outlet syndrome, tension headaches, temperomandibular pain (jaw pain), trigeminal neuralgia.

Pain can occur in any of the musculoskeletal structures of the body - muscles, tendons or ligaments.

Symptoms can also manifest in the nervous system causing tingling or pins and needles. There can be itching or burning sensations as well as muscle spasms and restless leg syndrome.