The Impact Psychological Well Being Has on Physical Health
Learn About How Your Overall Psychological Well Being Can Impact Your Physical Health
- 67% increased risk of death from heart disease
- 50% increased risk of death from cancer
Also, your body responds to the wat you think, feel, and act. When you are experiencing poor mental and emotional health, your immune system weakens. When you are stressed, anxious or overwhelmed, your body reacts. For example. you might develop high blood pressure or a stomach ulcer after a stressful event.
- Practice relaxation methods such as meditation regularly
- Eat a well-balanced, nutritious diet
- Get enough sleep
- Exercise regularly
To learn more ways to improve your psychological health, check out the Healthy UNH website!