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How Stress Influences Disease: Study Reveals Inflammation as the Culprit

(Science Daily) Stress wreaks havoc on the mind and body. For example, psychological stress is associated with greater risk for depression, heart disease and infectious diseases. But, until now, it has not been clear exactly how stress influences disease and health.
A research team … has found that chronic psychological stress is associated with the body losing its ability to regulate the inflammatory response.
Community: There are a number of ways to reduce stress.
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