This shows how our physical state can affect one's state of mind and one's thinking process.
I'm having bronchitis at the moment but I was diagnosed only last wednesday. Most people were telling that it was just the flu (grippe), and that it takes longer in summer for it to take its course and disappear, and poor ignorant me, I believed them.
Instead of improving, the symptoms became unbearable: coughing non-stop, blocked nose, headaches, no hunger and feeling dizzy.
Now, I'm on antibiotics and have to use a respirator twice a day.
The physical symptoms are lighter now, but, I'm always exhausted with a very cloudy brain. I can't seem to use my mental faculties properly. I make stupid mistakes and generally speaking I'm kind of out of it.
So, this was just to give an exemple of how physical and mental health are closely connected.
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