Stress Statistics

Top Causes of Stress in the U.S.
Job PressureCo-Worker Tension, Bosses, Work Overload
MoneyLoss of Job, Reduced Retirement, Medical Expenses
HealthHealth Crisis, Terminal or Chronic Illness
RelationshipsDivorce, Death of Spouse, Arguments with Friends, Loneliness
Poor NutritionInadequate Nutrition, Caffeine, Processed Foods, Refined Sugars
Media OverloadTelevision, Radio, Internet, E-Mail, Social Networking
Sleep DeprivationInability to release adrenaline and other stress hormones
U.S Stress StatisticsData
Percent of people who regularly experience physical symptoms caused by stress77 %
Regularly experience psychological symptoms caused by stress73 %
Feel they are living with extreme stress33 %
Feel their stress has increased over the past five years48 %
Cited money and work as the leading cause of their stress76 %
Reported lying awake at night due to stress48 %
Stress Impact Statistics 
Percent who say stress has a negative impact on their personal and professional life48 %
Employed adults who say they have difficulty managing work and family responsibilities.31 %
Percent who cited jobs interfering with their family or personal time as a significant source of stress.35 %
Perccent who said stress has caused them to fight with people close to them54 %
Reported being alienated from a friend or family member because of stress26 %
Annual costs to employers in stress related health care and missed work.$300 Billion
Percent who say they are "always" or "often" under stress at work30 %
People who cited physical symptoms experienced the following 
Fatigue51 %
Headache44 %
Upset stomach34 %
Muscle tension30 %
Change in appetite23 %
Teeth grinding17 %
Change in sex drive15 %
Feeling dizzy13 %
People who cited psychological symptoms experienced the following 
Irritability or anger50 %
Feeling nervous45 %
Lack of energy45 %
Feeling as though you could cry35 %

In psychology, stress is a feeling of strain and pressure. Small amounts of stress may be desired, beneficial, and even healthy. Positive stress helps improve athletic performance. It also plays a factor in motivation, adaptation, and reaction to the environment. Excessive amounts of stress, however, may lead to bodily harm. Stress can increase the risk of strokes, heart attacks, ulcers, and mental illnesses such as depression.

Statistic Verification
Source: Statistic Brain Research Institute, American Institute of Stress, NY
Research Date: April 27th, 2015

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