Our health is incredibly important when it comes to being happy and living the best life we can. We go through stages in our lives when health is crucial to us, and others where we don’t care as much about what we are eating and how much we are exercising. However, there are other health issues which can also affect the way we feel, and the way we act in our daily lives. Here are some of the personality traits you might start to notice in yourself if you have health issues.
You feel more negative
There might come a day when you wake up and you just don’t feel anything. Rather than being excited and happy to be with your family or to go and see your work friends, you might just feel…off. If you start feeling negative and a little bit down each and every day without reason, this could be a sign that you have some health issues deep down.
You no longer enjoy the same hobbies
One of the issues we often face with our health and the way we feel is that the hobbies we used to love no longer seem to appeal to us. It could be that you spent each night painting or learning a musical instrument, and now, you just can’t be bothered with it all. It is one of those things which makes us feel a little empty inside and we can feel as if we are just living our days out doing nothing. If you start feeling as if your favourite things no longer appeal, you need to think about changing your habits into healthier ones.
You don’t practice self care
When was the last time you took the night off for yourself and spent some time pampering yourself? Do you even remember? One of the things we do in everyday life which makes us feel good and confident is self care. We wash our bodies and out makeup on in the morning, do our hair to make us feel good about ourselves. We have a pamper session and look after our skin with masks and cleansers… but what happens when you no longer do this? When you no longer take time to care for your body and your skin, you will feel less confident. This loss in confidence makes it harder for us to cope, and this can in turn make us feel worse about ourselves. If you notice that you are no longer caring about your appearance there could be something deeper going on.
You feel anxious
Anxiety is the bane of many people’s lives. It is a niggling feeling which makes us doubt out every move and it can make use feel as if we are constantly being judged for our actions. Anxiety Is a stress related illness and can often be part of a deeper web of symptoms. If you have never suffered anxiety in your life and it suddenly comes upon you, you will want to go to your doctors and talk to them about ways that they can help you with it all.
You have signs of depression
When you feel sick you can start to release negative hormones throughout your body. The bad thing about this is the fact that it can cause you to feel depressed and worried about every little thing. You might notice a difference in your energy levels, your passions and your ability to think positively about anything in your life. Think about getting some advice and talking to someone about your issues, and getting some rest for a day or two because it could be partially down to an illness such as a cold or flu.
You’re always tired
When you have health issues, whether it be a common cold, a chronic illness like IBS or even something like vasectomy recovery, you will feel incredibly tired. The important thing to remember when you are feeling ill is to rest and give your body the chance it needs to recover and to get back on track. It will be hard at first but you will feel so much better after a few days and you will be able to get back to being your own happy self once more.
Your body is changing
When we are ill or we have a medical condition that we haven’t yet discovered, it can have a big effect on our body as a whole. For example, a health issue such as diabetes can change your body by making you lose weight, need the toilet more frequently and it can cause tingling in your nerves. You might start to notice random changes in your appearance and your body which you cannot explain. It is a good idea to write a list of the things you have been experiencing and you can then go to the doctors and give them the list. This will help them to identify what it could be.
Your head feels foggy
When you are suffering with an illness, whether it be mental or physical, you might start to feel as if a fog is clouding your mind and your vision. This is often caused by pressure in your head which indicates a lot of health issues which you can go to the doctors and talk about. Before you do visit the doctors make sure that you try drinking a litre of water, and if you don’t feel better after an hour, you can rule out dehydration as the cause.
You have no appetite
Are you normally a good lover? Sometimes when we feel down in the dumpsor our bodies are suffering, we can lose our appetite all together. Sometimes this could be down to lack of water or too much activity, however if it carried on for a few days you might want to see if there is anything wrong with you. It might be that you have a stomach bug or some digestion issues which can be resolved by the doctor.