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Does eliminating stress prevent disease?

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Dr. Emmett Miller
Psychiatry
2 doctors agree

In brief: Partially

Actually you cannot eliminate stress - but you can reduce the amount of unnecessary stress.
As you do you will have reduced chances of most diseases - from diabetes to heart disease, from arthritis to cancer. But it won't prevent all illnesses. Re: stress, see http://drmiller.Com/learningcenter/stressmanagement/ learning to reduce unnecessary stress will reduce illness and increase your happiness.

In brief: Partially

Actually you cannot eliminate stress - but you can reduce the amount of unnecessary stress.
As you do you will have reduced chances of most diseases - from diabetes to heart disease, from arthritis to cancer. But it won't prevent all illnesses. Re: stress, see http://drmiller.Com/learningcenter/stressmanagement/ learning to reduce unnecessary stress will reduce illness and increase your happiness.
Dr. Emmett Miller
Dr. Emmett Miller
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Dr. Sandra Pinkham
Holistic Medicine
1 doctor agrees

In brief: Not always

Stress can increase hardiness and resiliency in someone who is well nourished and has a healthy life style.
Chronic stress in a setting of low vitamin d and other nutritional deficiencies and exposure to a large number of environmental pollutants fosters disease.

In brief: Not always

Stress can increase hardiness and resiliency in someone who is well nourished and has a healthy life style.
Chronic stress in a setting of low vitamin d and other nutritional deficiencies and exposure to a large number of environmental pollutants fosters disease.
Dr. Sandra Pinkham
Dr. Sandra Pinkham
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