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Can chronic stress cause you to become very ill? How does it happen?

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Dr. Keith Rafal
Physical & Rehabilitation Medicine
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In brief: Stress can affect ou

More important than stress is our personal response to life circumstances that determine how our emotions and in turn our physiology responds to this event.
There is research to support that our immune system, perception of pain, and autonomic nervous can be influenced by chronic stress. A chronic stress response in certain circumstances can influence our health and rate of recovery.

In brief: Stress can affect ou

More important than stress is our personal response to life circumstances that determine how our emotions and in turn our physiology responds to this event.
There is research to support that our immune system, perception of pain, and autonomic nervous can be influenced by chronic stress. A chronic stress response in certain circumstances can influence our health and rate of recovery.
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