How Colors Affect Health

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Have you ever thought why a man buys his clothes in light colors, and another – in the dark?Why do you uncomfortable you are in a room with red wallpaper and feel much better in a room with blue walls? Those preferences are not random. Science has proven that our surrounding colors affect our mood and health. More than half a century Swiss psychologist Lyusher has developed a method of diagnosing a color that made it famous. Through it can determine the mental state of people at any given time. The test is very simple – to be arranged in principle I like – not like “eight squares of different colors, the most pleasant to most unpleasant. 

The four main colors in the palette, specify the nature of man: dark blue, cyan, orange-red and pale yellow, and four additional colors (black, gray, brown and violet) give information on the state at the time of the study. Treatment with colors (chromotherapy) is quite popular today. The impact of color on the body and nervous system has several proven facts – for example the red part of the spectrum exciting and warm, and blue – calm and cool. 

According to psychologists, if a man is tired of the same color, he subconsciously seek contact with the opposite. And this leads to a change in his condition. Thus the color red always affects the physical condition, yellow – the mental, and blue – the emotional. 

Purple color increases intellectual activity, but it could also be quite dangerous – overuse leads to the depressive state. Therefore not recommended and painting of large surfaces at home with him, especially in the nursery – the psyche of the child is too fragile. 

Observations show that the navy lowers blood pressure, relieves pain. He has a positive impact on the spine and because of its analgesic effect is used in the treatment of migraine, strokes and infections. For example, some psychologists recommend it to people who suffer from hypertension and related cardiovascular diseases. Light blue calms. But here the measure is very important – too long residence in the blue atmosphere “creates a sense of lack of space and the resulting poor mood. 

The green color does benefit the heart and relieve pain. It is defined as a logical color of nature and life energy – always nice to Polezhan in the grass and feel the rush of energy 

The yellow color is associated with the warm sun. It is kind of mental stimulus. So if ever you cold, you can wear clothes with this color. According to Eastern tradition yellow color positively affects the solar plexus and everything connected with it: the liver, gallbladder, spleen, stomach, eye and improves skin tone. 

Vivid orange color associated with fire. With respect to the body it acts rescue breathing and calming – on the psyche. So the nuances of color that are recommended for coloring walls, especially in premises where sleeping. 

Red brings a sense of warmth. Psychologists associate it with the faster treatment of many diseases, but warn that it should not be too far because it can provoke an exacerbation of chronic diseases. If you suffer from low blood pressure (hypotension), red color is highly recommended – it is associated with heat and blood pressure rise. Therefore not recommended for hypertensive patients. 

From the psychological point of view, the color red increases the excitement, and therefore recommended for problems in sexual life. 


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