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  How to beat exam stress
Updated 13 May 2002, 16.30

When exams get too much, the stress can show in your body.

Exam stress can make you:

  • feel tired

  • ache all over

  • cry and feel sad

  • have panic attacks

  • have broken sleep

  • suffer from stomach upsets

  • have itchy skin rashes

  • more likely to get colds and 'flu
How can I beat exam stress?

Experts say that you can help your body to cope by:

  • getting plenty of sleep

  • giving yourself a break each day

  • keeping some time for yourself

  • trying not to do too much work

  • eating more fresh fruit

  • getting regular exercise


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