Ways overthinking affects your body and mind

If you cannot stop obsessing about the same thought for a very long period of time, you might be overthinking,

Published on Jul 13, 2022 01:54 PM IST 7 Photos

Overthinking affects every aspect of our life and can make us sick in the long run. If you cannot stop obsessing about the same thought for a very long period of time, you might be overthinking, which is not just a waste of time but also sucks out all your energy. In addition, it could increase your risk of many diseases from high blood pressure to cardiac issues. Nutritionist and wellness expert Karishma Shah in her recent Instagram post talks about the impact of overthinking on your body and mind.(Pexels)

"The regular patterns of overthinking may lead to anxiety, irritability, panic attacks as well as low appetite, irregular sleep patterns, high blood pressure, and much more. Emotions play a significant role when it comes to keeping oneself sane and the focus should be to trick the brain to stop worrying and overthinking," says Nutritionist and wellness expert Karishma Shah.(Pixabay)

Overthinking can affect your memory: There are high chances that overthinking might be messing with your memory. It makes you more emotional which hinders your ability to take logical decisions.(Pixabay)

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New brain cells stop developing: Your body is constantly evolving just like your thoughts, but when overthinking interferes, it can slow the process of regeneration of brain cells due to stress(Pexels)

You struggle with sleep: Your body requires you to be calm and composed to get some sleep and you are unable to do the same if your mind is not at ease.(Unsplash)

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