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How a Big Move Can Affect Your Health

Most people that think of a new and big move always think that it is some happy endeavor that results in a better, healthier and improved life.  But moving can affect your health in more ways than you might realize.  Up next we are going to discuss exactly how a big move can affect your health.

How a Big Move Can Affect Your Health

Stress is the biggest issue

One of the biggest issues to deal with on a big move is the stress. You endure a lot of stress because you are not sure that the new life and new living environment will be suitable or will result in a happy life.  Another big stress factor is getting your stuff moved.  Moving a piano, large furniture like a bed and delicate like antiques is quite nerve wrecking since these are quite expensive to replace.  Just the thought of loading these heavy home goods is enough to crush anyone’s spirit.

What stress does to your body – Stress can result in cardiovascular conditions, weight problems, hair loss, skin breakouts and much more.

The solution – Luckily there is a way for you to enjoy a big move without quite as much stress and that is by using a professional moving company.  When you use a professional you won’t have to worry about damages, heavy lifting or about any of the transportation issues.  The only stress you deal with is the stress of adapting to the new environment.

Location and health

The place you live in can affect your health.  Humidity, temperature, altitude and more affects different skin types and different types of people differently.

What location change does to your body – Moving from one location can result in or help solve a lot of conditions such as asthma (worse in polluted areas) nasal congestion (worse in dry areas with lots of dust) skin rashes (worse in humid locations) and blood pressure level all can be affected by where you live.

The solution – It might be good to do a bit of research on your present medical conditions.  If you have asthma, for example, then moving from the city to the country can be good but moving from the country to the city can worsen your condition unbearably. With a bit of research you might be able to predict your health changes accurately so you can prevent worsening health.  Another good idea is to visit the new location for a week’s stay and to monitor your health.

Emotional health

Personal happiness has a lot to do with your health and can have some pretty big mental and physical effects.

What location does to your mind – If you feel lonely, scared and undervalued in your new home then you are likely to develop various mental conditions such as depression and anxiety.

The solution – A move to a better location can help reduce the effects of these conditions.

Culture and health

A different culture can also affect your mental health. If you truly believe that what you are doing is wrong and constantly feel guilty then you can quickly start to suffer.

What culture does to your mind – Feeling oppressed and guilty can result in depression, anxiety and even PTSD.

The solution – The solution is finding out what cultures and habits you can live with and choosing a new location based on these beliefs.