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Is your nervous system out of balance? Signs to be aware of

Published on Jun 02, 2024 06:15 PM IST
  • From difficulty in sleeping to overeating, here are a few signs that the nervous system is out of balance.
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An imbalanced nervous system can make us feel constantly overwhelmed. "Do you ever feel like you’re constantly in overdrive, struggling to keep up with the demands of daily life? It might be a sign that your nervous system is out of balance. Our modern lifestyles can push us into habits that, over time, take a toll on our well-being," wrote Naturopathic Doctor Corina Dunlap.(Unsplash) expand-icon View Photos in a new improved layout
Published on Jun 02, 2024 06:15 PM IST

An imbalanced nervous system can make us feel constantly overwhelmed. "Do you ever feel like you’re constantly in overdrive, struggling to keep up with the demands of daily life? It might be a sign that your nervous system is out of balance. Our modern lifestyles can push us into habits that, over time, take a toll on our well-being," wrote Naturopathic Doctor Corina Dunlap.(Unsplash)

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We may feel the need to stay constantly busy, because if we get some free time, the mind may start to overthink. (Shutterstock) expand-icon View Photos in a new improved layout
Published on Jun 02, 2024 06:15 PM IST

We may feel the need to stay constantly busy, because if we get some free time, the mind may start to overthink. (Shutterstock)

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We face difficulty in falling asleep – this happens because the nervous system feels threatened and overwhelmed. (Unsplash) expand-icon View Photos in a new improved layout
Published on Jun 02, 2024 06:15 PM IST

We face difficulty in falling asleep – this happens because the nervous system feels threatened and overwhelmed. (Unsplash)

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We start to overanalyse every choice and decision that we have made. We become our harsh inner critics. (Unsplash) expand-icon View Photos in a new improved layout
Published on Jun 02, 2024 06:15 PM IST

We start to overanalyse every choice and decision that we have made. We become our harsh inner critics. (Unsplash)

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Trauma can often show up in the body as physical symptoms. "Trauma isn't only a person's emotional and psychological reaction to an intense or overwhelming event; it can be felt physically too. Your survival response is a complex reaction that involves several brain regions and chemicals. It's triggered by any situation that threatens your safety or well-being, whether it's an intense emotional experience or a stressful event," wrote Therapist Anna Papaioannou. Here are a few ways by which trauma may show up in the body.(Unsplash) expand-icon View Photos in a new improved layout
Published on Jun 02, 2024 06:15 PM IST

Trauma can often show up in the body as physical symptoms. "Trauma isn't only a person's emotional and psychological reaction to an intense or overwhelming event; it can be felt physically too. Your survival response is a complex reaction that involves several brain regions and chemicals. It's triggered by any situation that threatens your safety or well-being, whether it's an intense emotional experience or a stressful event," wrote Therapist Anna Papaioannou. Here are a few ways by which trauma may show up in the body.(Unsplash)

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We easily get distracted and have trouble keeping our focus. We also feel overwhelmed by even the smallest of tasks. (Unsplash) expand-icon View Photos in a new improved layout
Published on Jun 02, 2024 06:15 PM IST

We easily get distracted and have trouble keeping our focus. We also feel overwhelmed by even the smallest of tasks. (Unsplash)

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