The mind and body are closely linked, and their relationship can exert a positive influence on health and quality of life. Attitudes, beliefs and emotional states ranging from love and compassion to fear and anger can trigger chain reactions that affect blood chemistry, heart rate and the activity of every cell and organ in the body from the stomach, digestive tract to the immune system. Emotions can also affect your body’s reaction to stresses and strains, which can cause head and backaches and other physical problems. We can help ourselves health by paying attention to our emotional and mental states including our worries, outlook and moods.
How can my emotions affect my health:
Your body responds to the way you think, feel and act. This means”mind and body connection”. When your body is stressed,anxious or upset, your body tries to tell you that something’s not right. For example having high blood pressure or stomach ulcer might develop after a particularly stressful event, such a the death of a loved one. It can be physical signs that your emotional health is out of balance; like back pain, change in appetite, chest pain, constipation or diarrhea,dry mouth, extreme tiredness, sexual problems, shortness of breath, stiff neck,sweating, upset stomach, weight gain or loss.
Also, poor emotional health can weaken your immune system, making you more susceptible to get colds and others infections. There is an imbalance between mind and body. A lot scientific studies are showing that stress increases cholesterol and blood sugar.
How acupuncture can improve my emotional health:
Acupuncture is one of several Chinese medicine treatments, it is been the most powerful to enhance the mind and body connection. Sometimes, we need to make changes in our life in order to have a balance life. Like sorting out the causes of why we are sad, stress or anxious. try to recognize your emotions and understand why you are having these negative feelings. Most of the times, we obsess about problems at work, school or home that lead to negative feelings. It does not mean you have to pretend to be happy when you are not. It’s important to deal with their negative feelings, but try to focus on the positive things in life too.
Acupuncture we not only help you to get your balance back, It will also reduce stress, anxiety and pain. It will reset your health.
By focusing in our mind and body connection, we can solve problems in a better way. If our body is balanced, we make better choices, like eating healthier food, exercising, and we became stronger to deal with the stress of life. Acupuncture will give you a better outlook.