“Personality can make people live longer or even kill him. Personality has a big impact on your health,” said Michael Miller, editor in chief of the Harvard Mental Health Letter,Friday (12/17/2010).
Here are some types of personality and health conditions that accompany it:
If not realized, people with this personality is more likely to have cholesterol and high blood pressure. It is associated with increased stress hormone cortisol in the body, which can increase inflammation in the walls of coronary arteries so that higher risk of heart attack.
We recommend that people with this personality is more able to control your emotions and anger. In addition, deep breathing exercises and yoga can also reduce the emotion and make you more calm.
Impulsive personality is also included on the personality type A, which have high competitiveness, act without thinking and in a hurry. People with this personality also experienced more heart disease.
3. People who are relaxed
People who have relaxing properties included in the personality type B, which could take the time to handle stress well. People with this personality tends to have a good quality of life and away from heart disease, digestive disorders and diseases related to immunity.
4. Extrovert or open
Extroverted people tend to have many friends and companions, and be closer to family. Based on the results of a study published in the online journal PLoS medicine, people with this personality is more able to survive long.
Research shows that social support can make people behave in healthy and obedient to the medical rules. Bonding with other people also reduce stress and boost the immune system.
Perfectionists will be very helpful when someone follow strict rules for the treatment of chronic diseases such as diabetes type 2 (diabetes as a lifestyle).
However, perfectionism can mean adding mental distress when the person made a mistake and did not want to ask for help from others because of fear of being unable to do perfectly.
People who have aggressive personalities tend to be more competitive, manipulative, selfish and arrogant. This was also reflected in the health behavior patterns of the arteries that supply blood to the heart, kidneys and brain (an important organ in the human body).
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