Stress Symptoms  in children

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BY: The News Voice

How well do you know your children?

You've seen them happy, smiling and full of joy. 

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Children are a symbol of energy; no wonder they are always active and restless.

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Definitely yes!  And there are signs and symptoms they exhibit to communicate that

Ever wondered if they would get stressed?

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Although every child is different, many of these stress symptoms are however common in most children

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Does your child have appetite issues like stomach aches and loss of appetite?

This might be a symbol of stress, especially if it persists even after treatment

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What about headaches?

Stress can manifest in children in the form of headaches as well

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If your child suddenly develops sleep-cycle problems, frequent nightmares or having short nights, you might be dealing with a stressed child

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When a child acts inappropriate for their age; like thumb-sucking, baby-talking or throwing tantrums, this suggests they're undergoing stress

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Some children have trouble controlling their emotions

They have all the stress boxed up and will easily let loose on other kids

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Another stress symptom in children is when they have recurring fears and are unable to relax

They get worried, scared and are unable to focus

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Parents need to know these symptoms, keep a watchful eye and take care of their children whenever stressed out

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