what is psychosomatic:
As psychosomatic is called the psychological disorder that originates in the psyche and then manifests in the body, causing any consequence in the organism. The word, as such, is an adjective that consists of psycho-, meaning ‘soul’ or ‘mental activity’, and somatic, ‘natural’, ‘corporeal’.
In this sense, considering how psychosomatic any ailment or condition means that we attach you emotional or psychic origin. As such, it can be considered as psychosomatic disease in which the psychological factor contributes to physical illness is initiated or worse.
In this sense, psychosomatic disorders are those who present symptoms or discomfort that do not fit any physiological classification, so is considered that its origin might be psychological. However, medical science still not found how to quantify and determine the way in which emotional processes translate into the emergence and development of certain diseases.
Psychosomatic disorders may manifest itself in different ways: altering the progression of a disease, by interfering with their treatment or aggravating the symptoms of the ailment. From there which constitutes a risk for the health of the person.
A person may develop a psychosomatic disorder due to stress, a sedentary lifestyle, to a poor diet, consumption of certain substances harmful to health, among other factors that generate the individual anxiety, anxiety, depression, or concern. In addition, social or cultural factors may be associated with psychosomatic.
Related disorders, psychosomatic illnesses are hypertension, asthma, flu, cancer, impotence, allergies, cystitis, gastritis, diarrhea, anemia, among others.