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Health Tip: Is Your Child Overloaded?

Signs that he's under too much stress
(HealthDay News) -- Everyone is under some stress. But too much stress can impair your child's well-being and emotional health.
The American Academy of Pediatrics mentions these warning signs that your child is under too much stress:
If there are physical pains, such as stomach aches or headaches. If the child appears agitated, restless and tired. If the child seems depressed, but is unwilling to talk about his or her feelings. If the child behaves irritably or negatively, or lacks excitement about daily activities. If the child chooses to stay home, rather than participate in activities once enjoyed. If the child's grades decline. If the child shows behavioral changes, such as lying or stealing, becoming forgetful, refusing your requests or depending on you more than usual.
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