College students’ stress levels are ‘bubbling over.’ Here’s why, and how schools can help

When you have too much stress in your life, it can start to manifest itself in external ways. How stress affects the body varies from person to person, but the common physical effects of stress are:
Low energy levels
Stomachaches and nausea
Chest pains
Frequent colds or other illnesses
Shaking or sweating hands
To cope with stress, it’s important to first understand what your personal triggers are, so be sure to note when any of the above symptoms take place so you can find ways to manage them.