Diseases Choose Stressful People

Do you know that your body is more vulnerable to infection in stressful times? Medical Park Ankara Hospital Infectious Diseases and Microbiology Specialist Dr. Mine Işık Arıgün said that studies show that infection like flu and cold is experienced more often in stressful periods.

It has been found that in an UNC-Chapel Hill study published in 2000, in HIV-infected men with chronic stress in their lives, the disease proceeded faster.

The connections of chronic tuberculosis (TB), herpes simplex virus reactivation (recurrent cold sores), herpes zoster, ulcers (caused by infectious Helicobacter pylori bacteria) and also many other infectious diseases have been showed and recurrent disease were observed in people with poor stress management.

HG

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