The three stages of stress are:
First Stage: Alarm--emergency signal to brain, body getsmore energy and works work faster. Accompanied by heavy breathing,faster heart rate, sweating, high blood pressure.
Second Stage: Resistance--Reduction in energy levels takesplace, so feel exhausted but at the same time anxious and forgetful(because of whatever is still worrying you).
Third Stage: Exhaustion--Completely drained of all energyand just tired. No drive to work, carry on with errands, or live.This stage is a breakdown of your mental and physical system whichcan have severe consequences (raised blood pressure levels, ulcers,even heart disease).