Stress and Depression


Stress is any condition that can disturb the normal physiological and psychological functioning of the body. Stress is related to both external and internal factors.

External factors like environment, job, relationships, home atmosphere and expectations of the daily routine. Internal factors include nutrition, health, emotional well-being and sleep which influence the ability to handle the circumstances.


  • Headaches
  • Irritability
  • Anger
  • Anxiety
  • Mood swing
  • Irritable bowel syndrome
  • Disturbed sleep
  • Unexplained weakness
  • Backache
  • Eating disorder


Depression is a serious illness that occurs when there are frequent and intense negative reactions to the life circumstances. It involves persistent sadness, hopelessness and discouragement that last for longer period.This illness starts interfering with activities of the daily life and can occur in any age.


  • Persistent sadness, hopelessness, helplessness and feelings of worthlessness
  • Irritability,restlessness
  • Loss of interest in activities
  • Fatigue
  • Difficulty in concentration
  • Sleeplessness or excessive sleeping
  • Overeating or loss of appetite
  • Thoughts of suicide
  • Body ache
  • Headache
  • Digestive problems
  • Feeling of loneliness