What's Ailing You: Chronic Complaining

Naturopathic doctor Paul Epstein, of Westport, says people who are perpetually angry or who have a "woe is me" attitude make things worse for themselves,

Naturopathic doctor Paul Epstein, of Westport, says people who are perpetually angry or who have a

Naturopathic doctor Paul Epstein, of Westport, says people who are perpetually angry or who have a "woe is me" attitude make things worse for themselves, mentally and physically. Conversely, Dr. Epstein says positive thoughts can cause an upward spiral. (12/5/13)

NORWALK - News 12 Connecticut's What's Ailing You is taking a look at the habit of chronic complaining.

Some people in southwestern Connecticut say what's ailing them is negativity.

Naturopathic doctor Paul Epstein, of Westport, says people who are perpetually angry or who have a "woe is me" attitude make things worse for themselves, mentally and physically.

Conversely, Dr. Epstein says positive thoughts can cause an upward spiral.

He says that what people choose to focus on can help strengthen immune systems and help people get better.

News 12 Connecticut wants to know, "What's Ailing You." You ask the medical question and we'll work to find you an expert's answer. Send your questions by way of Facebook or Twitter using the hashtag #WhatsAilingYou.
 

advertisement | advertise on News 12

Trending Video

Weather Kids: Mathewson Elementary School 1 Weather Kids: Mathewson Elementary School
Click PLAY for the latest weather forecast. 2 Connecticut Evening Weather, 1-22
A disabled Bridgeport man is thanking News 12 3 Disabled Bridgeport man becomes 1st-time homeowner
Click PLAY for the latest weather forecast. 4 Connecticut Weather Forecast
Bridgeport Mayor Joe Ganim was one of many 5 Bridgeport mayor reflects on Trump inauguration

advertisement | advertise on News 12

Features

Focus on Connecticut Focus on Connecticut

Features local, state and federal officials discussing the issues around southwestern Connecticut.

Celebrates African-American culture in southwestern Connecticut. Our Lives

Celebrates African-American culture in southwestern Connecticut.

Each week News 12 Connecticut introduces you to Hometown Hero

News 12 highlights people who give to the community.

We spotlight a local team each week. Connecticut Team of the Week

Each week News 12 Connecticut highlights a team from a local school.

Sorry to interrupt...

Your first 5 are free

Access to News12 is free for Optimum, Comcast®, Time Warner® and Service Electric℠ video customers.

Please enjoy 5 complimentary views to articles, photos, and videos during the next 30 days.

LOGIN SUBSCRIBE