MIYAZAWA Formworks Co., Ltd.|News


Feb&Mar warning

According to the data analyzed in years, workers feel stress the most in February and March. The reason behind that is that companies and government/public related offices and agencies become extremely busy preparing for the new financial year. People who received an order of staff reshuffling must organize to move to a new position and move to a new place in a case, as well as coaching the new staff who are replacing the existing position. Some people may feel nervous about entering the new financial year. With all these reasons behind, people feel extremely stressful in February and March the most.

There are mainly 3 stress signs which are mental stress signs, physical stress signs, and behavioral stress signs.

【Stress Signs】
1. Mental stress signs
: anxiety, nervousness, irritation, sadness, depression, and feeling helpless and powerless

2. Physical stress signs
: anorexia, weight loss, insomnia, stomachache, headache, palpitation, and blood pressure rise

3. Behavioral stress signs
: negativeness, avoiding relations with others, increasing quantities of alcohol and smoking

If you can recognize those signs, you are able to rest properly in the right time to release your stress to be mentally and physically healthy. However, it may be the sign of clinical depression if a sign seems to occur for more than 2 weeks. Therefore, seeking a medical attention is recommended.

When stress signs and symptoms occur for a long term, it may lead to a mental and physical disease. 『Psychosomatic disorders』 is medical terms of disease caused by stress.

・Irritable bowel syndrome
Chronic stomach bloating feeling, stomachache and diarrhea without symptoms as ulcers, inflammation and endocrine abnormalities, are the symptoms.

・Functional dyspepsia
Feeling pain and upset in the stomach even there is no medical abnormalities is the symptom.

・Clinical depression
The symptom is to feel depressed and no energy and motivations to do anything for a long term.

・PTSD (post-traumatic stress disorder)
Having flashbacks and dreaming of traumatizing memories is the symptom.

There are 1 to 3% of the people in Japan, suffer clinical depression. It can lead to a stroke and myocardial infarction as it becomes chronic. People suffering a stroke and myocardial infarction can also suffer clinical depression caused by the stress of a disease.

It is important not to stock stress as well as to relieve stress. There are 5 easy methods to help you from stress.

1. Sleeping well

2. Well balanced and nutritious eating habits

3. Continuous exercising habits

4. Think in a different/positive way

5. Talk to you families and friends

Each company has an office/position where you can talk to when you are concerned of mental problems. However, some people may hesitate seeking help at work. There are several offices and services where you can talk to and seek for help in your living area. One of them is run by Ministry of Health, Labour and Welfare 『KOKORONO MIMI』 (ears of heart) which can be contacted by various tools such as telephone, e-mail, LINE and so on. Talking to someone can make you feel better and taking just one step to seek help is extremely important. If you are troubled or worried about your mental health, there is always a hand for you to reach because you are not alone.


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