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Here’s why you must avoid stress during this time of COVID-19

Stress, loneliness, and the lack of sleep can make you susceptible to COVID-19, says associate professor Christopher Fagundes. According to Fagundes, these factors could compromise the immune system and lead to the overproduction of proinflammatory cytokines. What does this mean exactly for our health?

The field of psychoimmunology highlights the connection between our physical and mental health, and the importance finding connections in a time of social distancing and community quarantines. 

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3 replies on “Here’s why you must avoid stress during this time of COVID-19”

[…] We know from her grandson’s statement that De Asis did not panic when she discovered her swab test result. She went on her days, as if nothing happened. Was it possible that her lack of fear of the virus helped her overcome it? [We know that this is possible, as has been discovered by the field of psychoneuroimmunology, to learn more read Panic increases the risk for COVID-19 and Here’s why you must avoid stress during this time of COVID-19]. […]

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