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Research Shows Stress Can Trigger Autoimmune Diseases

Published July 26, 2018

In a 2004 meta-analytic study looking at more than 300 articles that examine the relationship between stress and the immune system, 80 percent of patients suffering from an autoimmune disease first complained of unusually high amounts of stress before their disorder began to manifest. There are, in fact, several indications that stress can play a major role in autoimmune disease. The kind of stress that is most likely to lead to such disorders is stress brought on by trauma or prolonged stress that remains consistently high rather than everyday stress that is well-managed. While there are other triggers of autoimmune disease, such as poor gut health or exposure to toxins, practicing stress relief can still ease autoimmune symptoms. Stress management can take the form of physical activity, consciously taking the time to relax every day, meditation, and more. Deep breathing and practicing yoga can also provide relief. In many cases, if stress becomes unmanageable, you may need help getting back into balance. Read more…

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