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How stress ages the body

Posted Mar 03 2009 2:02pm 2 Comments

Here’s an interesting fact about stress: the longer you are affected by it the more damage it does to your body. That shouldn’t be a shock, of course, but the following details from an insightful study gives strong evidence of why one should incorporate stress reducing methods into daily living. Check it out:

Chronic stress ages the body and can make cells appear up to 17 years older than they really are, according to a recent study reported in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences. While researchers and healthcare practitioners have long thought as much, this study reveals exactly how stress takes its biological toll on the body. (more…)

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Very good article. In practical world people can use Biological Age Test, Stress Sweeper and Stress Monitor to see the relation between Biological Age and Stress.
I like Heart Tracker too. It really helped me a lot.
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