Add – Living With A Chronic Pain or Chronic Health Condition
So how does this influence metabolism? Good question. Let us take a representative chronic health condition …
Now there are a few symptoms that may be more prevalent than others, when living with fibromyalgia and in turn affect what a person may or may not do in their day, which can affect metabolism and make it less efficient.
When a person that has a chronic pain condition or chronic health condition experiences a flare-up in their symptoms, the resulting lifestyle behaviours can reduce metabolic activity/rate and slow it down …
- Inconsistent eating schedule; Not eating enough; Skipping a meal
- Increase age
- Lack of sleep/inconsistent sleep schedule
- Decrease time for physical activity or increase in sitting
- Lack of drinking water
- Certain medications may slow metabolism
The above is a small snap-shot of what can happen when looking at factors that may contribute to slowing down the metabolic process in the human body when a person also has a chronic pain condition or chronic health condition. It just adds to the slowing down factor.
In the next post, we will share a natural way to help boost your metabolism.