Sat. Sep 21st, 2019

5 Things that a heartbreak does to your body


Nobody wants a heartbreak. Though, in the bigger perspective, it brings life lessons and strengthens the fragile spirit.

But even though it might be spiritually rewarding, a heartbreak has physical consequences. And you should get to know them!

By knowing the physical consequences, you have enough room to understand yourself and the close people who are going through a heartbreak.

This article, by any means, does not suggest to stop being courageous enough to love! However, by knowing the physical effects you can take necessary precautions and remedy them on time!


1. You are suffering from a physical pain.

Some of the most common physical pains that a person suffers from after a heartbreak are headaches, stomachaches, or literal heartaches.

You feel this physical pain because your body is forced to endure a severe heartbreak. And the mental and emotional stress you are feeling slowly manifest in your body through these physical pains.

2. Your stress level will increase.

Stress is not good for the body. While a certain amount of it pushes you to look at what needs to improve in your body, too much of it causes complicated bodily dysfunctions.

When experienced for a prolonged period of time, it may bring havoc to your life.

It is best that you engage in leisure, rest or relaxation when a heartbreak strikes.

3. Your appetite becomes irregular.

During a heartbreak, some people totally forget the loving care they used to shower themselves with and end up not eating anything at all. Thus, they lose weight.

Other people also choose to forget their heartbreak by drowning themselves with food. Every time they remember how badly hurt they were, they fill their stomachs with food causing them to gain weight.

4. You may suffer from severe sadness.

Sometimes it starts from a normal sadness that comes after a heartbreak. But when you are unable to move from it, it will become a depression that you have no control over.

When you feel that you are psychologically unstable, show your self some loving care by going to the appropriate people who can help you with what you are going through.

5. You are less focused.

Because your mind is still bogged down by the sudden surge of emotions brought about by your heartbreak, your mind suffers from a lack of focus.

This results in making mistakes at work or in any chores you normally do with your best self.

Thus, taking a break from your regular routine is a must after a heartbreak.

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