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Stress And The Immune System

Stress And The Immune System

Stress stimulates the immune system, which can be a plus for immediate situations. This stimulation can help you avoid infections and heal wounds. But over time, stress hormones will weaken your immune system and reduce your bodyโ€™s response to foreign invaders. People under chronic stress are more susceptible to viral illnesses like the flu and the common cold , as well as other infections. Stress can also increase the time it takes you to recover from an illness or injury..

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Temporary stress can induce a short fight or flight response, but chronic stress can cause permanent damage to our heath. As someone who has not been relaxing at all due to the heat of mock exams, university interviews, intense revision plus a never-ending to-do list, I decided to read this article to deter me from pressurising myself and force myself to pause and make a better system for me.

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