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What Do You Know About Stress?

Slow traffic. Screaming children. A job interview. Financial worries. A fight with your spouse or partner. Any of these can cause stress. We all face stress in our lives. Some days are more stressful than others. Stress can take a toll on our physical and mental health. Learn more about stress and its effects by taking this quiz.

1. Which gland in your body starts the stress response?
2. Acute stress is the most common form of stress. Acute means it happens in a short period of time. Which of these can cause acute stress?
3. Which of these is a symptom of acute stress?
4. Chronic stress is the kind that lasts for weeks, months, or longer. Which of these can cause chronic stress?
5. Stress can affect not just your health, but also other parts of your life. What else can be affected by stress?
6. Which is a helpful way to deal with stress?
Online Medical Reviewer: Ballas, Paul, DO
Online Medical Reviewer: Foley, Maryann, RN, BSN
Online Medical Reviewer: Fraser, Marianne, MSN, RN
Date Last Reviewed: 8/1/2019
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