Steps 2 Wellbeing

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How are you feeling?

Health conditions often span both our physical and mental health. Mental health problems can cause a variety of physical symptoms, including:

  • being tired all the time

  • experiencing palpitations (heart flutters)

  • feeling sick or having stomach aches

  • having frequent headaches

  • feeling jittery or irritable

  • losing your appetite or finding it difficult to sleep or concentrate

Often a medically unexplained physical symptom can be attributed to a mental health condition. Taking care of your mental health can help to reduce or alleviate physical symptoms, helping to you feel better- body and mind.

Physical health problems can also have an effect on your mental health. If you have a long term physical health condition click here to find out how we can help you to look after your mental health whilst caring for your condition and any additional needs it presents.