How Can Stress Affect Development?

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    • Heart rate and blood pressure increased and physical health damaged if long term.
    • Feels irritated/angry and lead to poor emotional health.
    • Difficulty sleeping and lead to poor mental and physical health.
    • Cannot concentrate and leave unfinished tasks/memory decreases.
    • Appetite/digestion impaired and causes loss of weight.
    • Feels unhappy and may lead to depression.
    • May smoke/drink more alcohol and cause breathing/liver problems.
    • Communication problems: grumpy/unpleasant. may become anti-social and people will tend to leave them alone.
    • Unrelieved stress with older people may lead to mental health issues.


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