Have you ever noticed that when people are sick, either with the flu or chronic health issues, they tend to be grumpy, irritable and/or easily agitated? In those moments, you need to realize that their snippy attitude likely reflects their brain chemistry more so than an undesirable character trait.
When sick people come off as grumpy, it’s usually due to the level of inflammation that they are experiencing. Understanding some of the root causes of their sour mood, may help you when a loved one or friend is sick.
Below are some root causes that may be contributing to inflammation which may lead to a bad mood and/or short temper when they are not feeling well.
Getting sick with the flu or having chronic health issues can cause anyone to feel grumpy and irritable. When you start treating the root causes, you’ll be less inflamed and in a much better mood as a result.