Woking in USA (United Stress of America)

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Emerging Truth

http://www.dailymail.co.uk/health/article-2124128/Why-stressed-wreak-havoc-immune-make-physically-ill.html

By Fiona Macrae

PUBLISHED: 14:01 EST, 2 April 2012 | UPDATED: 14:01 EST, 2 April 2012

Stressed out? Best look away now because reading on could make you ill.

Scientists have shown how long-term stress plays havoc with the immune system, raising the odds of catching a cold.

The same process could explain the role of traumatic events from divorce or death of a loved one to staring a new job in raising the odds of ills from heart disease to depression.

The research comes from U.S. scientists who looked at whether people who had been under a lot of pressure in their day-to-day lives were more likely to catch a cold than those who were more relaxed.

Feeling the pressure: The study showed that those living stressful lives were more likely to become sickFeeling the pressure: The study showed that those living stressful lives were more likely to become sick (Posed by model)

Some 176 men and women were quizzed about any painful or…

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