Negative Impacts of Anger on Body

Sri Sahara By Sri Sahara, 19th Sep 2015 | Follow this author | RSS Feed | Short URL
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Anger can consume a good resource of the body and create energy shortages.

What is anger?

Anger is an emotional state that is increases so have an effect on the physical that is characterized by increased heart rate, blood pressure, and increased levels of adrenaline and non-adrenaline. If this is not controlled, anger can have adverse effects on your health.

Perhaps you have felt dizziness, shortness of breath or other health problems when you are angry. It turned out it was some bad effects on your body as a response to your emotional instability. Here I will share to you the negative impact of angry against the body and how to control it.

Negative Impacts of Anger on Body

1. Stress, anxiety and depression

Stress is the first impact of the angry against the body due to emotional instability, feelings of discomfort and increased heart rate. Conditions of stress that are not handled properly will cause anxiety, worry and fear. If it lasts longer then it will allow the emergence of depression, namely despair and useless, even emerging sense of wanting to die.

2. The increased blood pressure, muscle pain and headaches

Besides adversely affects the mental, anger also be bad for your body. When you are angry your blood pressure will rise, especially in the neck muscle pain and headache. This is caused by an unstable heartbeat so that the blood flow throughout the body experience problems.

When you get angry, then one part of your nervous hormone namely hypothalamic pituitary becomes hyperactive and release a stress hormone called cortisol. The more cortisol is released, blood pressure increases.

In addition to causing an increase in blood pressure, cortisol can also flex its muscles in a few seconds, if the release of these hormones takes place repeatedly so your muscles prone to suffer from muscle pain.

3. Impaired respiration and digestion

Angry can also cause respiratory problems such as asthma. You will find it hard to breathe when you are angry. Anger also can trigger asthma attacks and make breathing someone breathless.
Moreover, anger also result in digestive disorders such as acid reflux, heartburn, or constipation. It is caused by stomach acid levels are increased when you are angry.

4. Weakens immune system

Perhaps you have heard that a healthy body comes from a healthy mind. Your mental state will have a major impact on the level of your immune system due to be chemically body will issue a negative hormone when your emotions are not stable, then this hormone will attack your immune system. Thus, the more healthy and stable mind, the more healthy your body.

How to Control Anger?

There are some tips to control your anger:

1. Praying

Pray according to your beliefs or your religion. This will make your breathing becomes slower and more relaxed. It's a powerful way to reduce psychological distress or stress.

2. Exercising

Exercising can be a medium for you to release negative energy of anger at the same time diverting blood flow from the brain to the body so your brain will be free of thoughts that cause anger.

3. Laughing

Maybe this is the hard way but it will help you to reduce stress as a result of prolonged anger. Of course this is difficult to laugh and get angry at one time. If so, try to laugh at something after you vent your anger so that anger and stress can be eased slightly decreased. You can laugh at others or laugh at yourself, which is important you can laugh and slightly relaxed.

4. Forgiving

This may be difficult for some people, because anger is often an impression in the hearts and hard to forget. But it would not hurt you to try to forgive people who make you angry and forget your anger. Trust me, you will feel like "unburden" so that your mind will feel lighter.

5. Express your anger properly

Once you are calm and think clearly, try to express your anger in a way that is assertive, like screaming or hitting something that does not endanger yourself and others.

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I am a mother with two children who loves write some articles on vacation, health and beauty topics in my spare time.

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