Ever ran through your house at super-sonic speed after you switch off the lights because for some reasons you felt this enormous amount of fear of the dark? The adrenaline rush when you feel angry? When I feel embarrassed blood tends to rush to my ears. Weird but true I can feel my ears heat up.
These are just a few instances of your body reacting to the emotions you feel. Your mind and body are in sync, which is why good mental health and having a healthy way of coping with stress and problems is life is extremely important for you to be physically healthy.
Yet we know that there is a rise in mental health disorders, Anxiety is said to affect one in four people in India. And while the general consensus here is to see physical and mental ailment in silos they are actually intertwined.
Anxiety over time can actually cause physical manifestation of symptoms in our body such as –
Sometimes to overcome a physical ailment we have to first overcome our mental ones first. These body ailments don’t tend to just appear overnight; their growth is gradual and while none of us chose to feel this way, we can choose to do something about the way we feel.