And our emotional state
CAN unresolved emotions affect chronic pain? According to psychologist Dr Susan Babel who specialises in trauma-induced depression, studies have shown that chronic pain can be caused by stress and emotional issues. She says, “Physical pain functions to warn a person that there is still emotional work to be done.”
Here are some examples of the link between chronic pain and one’s emotional state: are carrying a heavy emotional burden i.e. carrying it all on our shoulders. If you can’t handle the problem yourself, share your troubles with your friends or family.