Why stress makes colds more likely from CNN

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stress can kill you!

Most of us know from experience that stress weakens our immune system. Colds always seem to strike when we’re overworked or emotionally exhausted, as do eczema flare-ups, headaches and a myriad of other health problems.
Doctors long ago confirmed that the connection between stress and health is real, but they haven’t been able to fully explain it. Now, in a new study, researchers say they’ve identified a specific biological process linking life stressors – such as money trouble or divorce – to an illness.
In this case it’s the common cold.

The article, “Why stress makes colds more likely”, Source: CNN states

“Most of us know from experience that stress weakens our immune system. Colds always seem to strike when we’re overworked or emotionally exhausted, as do eczema flare-ups, headaches and a myriad of other health problems.”

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