Nobody likes to worry in life, but sometimes the life itself forces you to worry. These worries not only impact your mental health but also your physical health. You worry when you are stuck in a situation with no end. It can be related to your work life, family life or any other issues. When you start to worry, your mind starts harbouring the negative thoughts and lose all the positive thoughts. Some people have a habit of worrying about the smallest things in life. This habit can turn into a huge health trouble. So, let’s find out how worrying impacts your health. (Also read: How to start your morning in stress free manner)
Destroys your nervous system
Whatever activities that happen outside the body, they reach the brain via the nervous system. The system called the nervous system includes spine, nerves and neurons. Worry impacts the blood sugar level, it has a negative impact on the nervous system.
The worrying leads to increase in the stress hormone cortisol that leads to strain in muscles. It causes back pain, headache etc. (Also read: How art helps to fight stress every day)
Bad for the health of the heart
Worrying impacts the health of your heart as well. It increases the cortisol level in the body, that leads to the swelling of the arteries. So worrying is without a doubt bad for the heart.
Increase the risk of diseases
The first impact of the worry is lack of sleep. When you do not sleep well and soundly it leads to the hormonal imbalance and increases in blood sugar level. It leads to many complications such as diabetes, stroke risk, kidney problems etc.
Impacts the digestion
The worrying impacts the nervous system, which in turn impacts the digestive tract. It also has an influence on the blood flow in the body. All these things have an impact on the digestive tract. Worrying leads to swelling of the gastrointestinal system. It causes the problem of acidity and other issues. (Also read: How verbal abuse causes stress in life)