Five signs your loved one might be struggling with their mental health
Are you worried that a friend, family member, or colleague is behaving differently? Do you think you’re seeing some signs of mental health concerns in the person?
It is not unusual to see people struggle with their mental health due to daily life demands and challenges.
However, it isn’t always easy to tell if a person is truly struggling mentally, as these signs come gradually. Also, the fear of having a wrong assumption and offending your loved ones makes it even harder.
Regardless, here are some of the common warning signs you need to keep an eye out for.
Emotional outburst : Emotional outbursts and mood instability are one of the most common symptoms linked to mental health struggles.
Low energy/withdrawal : The feeling of fatigue is quite common in people who are struggling with their mental health.
Sleep problem/insomnia : Sleep deprivation can be a sign of someone experiencing depression and anxiety.
Change in physical appearance : Some mental health struggles can also manifest in physical health problems like constant headaches, dizziness, and accelerated heart rate.
Change in appetite : Mental struggle affects the stomach and digestive tract which might further affect one’s appetite.