Stress contributes to illness and disease

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Stress contributes to illness and disease

...stress adversely affects reproduction, sexual behavior, and growth. Stress inhibits the immune system, making you more vulnerable to colds, flu, fatigue and infections. It causes digestive problems and can even lead to suicide. Stress may contribute the following conditions and diseases:
-obesity -heart disease -cancer -depression -anorexia nervous or malnutrition -obsessive-compulsive or anxiety disorder -substance abuse -ulcers -diabetes -sexual abuse -hyperthyroidism -hair loss -tooth and gum disease
For all these reasons, it is important to recognize the symptoms of stress and learn what to do about them.

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