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Mental health can impact well-being
Bryan Herriman is the director of CHEER Mental Health Center in Warren County.
Studies continue to show, according to local mental health professionals, many times there is a link between mental health issues and certain physical health disorders. While not always the case, Bryan Herriman, director of CHEER Mental Health Center in Warren County, said often depression or emotional stress can trigger a number of physical health concerns ranging from a gain in weight, to higher than normal blood pressure readings, to symptoms related to an upset stomach or feelings of continually being tired. According to a number of authorities, there are several physical health disorders that may stem from complications related to mental health issues.Dealing with a mental health concern, may cause a person to face challenges related to obesity because of a change in diet and lifestyle.