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Stress and Your Body

 Increased stress can be a heavy burden on the immune system. Stress lowers the immune system, increases blood pressure, increases cholesterol, disrupts hormones, blood sugar, and disrupts brain chemistry; altering mood and functioning. Stress has also been shown to increase cancerous tumor growth, and reduce the immune system’s ability to fight cancer.

During stressful times, the body produces cortisol, a C-Reactive protein,...