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Thread: Can Stress make you sick?

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    Can Stress make you sick?



    .......experts who study stress are increasingly seeing how it connects to illness. Stress affects your heart, weight, and skin. It’s also linked with “poorer wound healing, an increased risk for developing depression, the common cold, and influenza, as well as associated with increased symptoms among those with chronic illnesses,” says Dr. Sheldon Cohen, a professor of psychology at Carnegie Mellon.... Read more: http://www.parade.com/health/2009/10...-you-sick.html

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    I'm sure stress makes me sick.

    in fact, if not for stress I doubt I'd have had the migraine episode two days ago

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    OHH yes it can.

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    hell, yes!!

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    Take a deep breath!

    http://www.usaweekend.com/article/20...HEALTH/4040309

    Taking a deep breath slows the heart rate, relaxes muscles, releases endorphins and strengthens the abdomen.

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