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My anxiety gets the best of me sometimes

Discussion in 'Support Subforum' started by NameK, Oct 7, 2018.

  1. Dorado

    Dorado Beloved Grand Eagle

    I lied - I have one more thing to say. Psychological stress affects mitochondria. Literally: “Chronic stress exposure can lead to molecular and functional recalibrations among mitochondria.”

    https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC5901654/ (Psychological Stress and Mitochondria: A Systematic Review)

    Emotions affect every part of our body, down to the cellular level. Remember that. The good news is that any changes brought on by emotions can be reversed. The mind-body connection goes pretty damn deep. I don’t even refer to it as “TMS,” because it’s nothing more than a fact of nature that affects every single person on this planet to some degree (whether it means a twitching eye when you’re angry or injuries that won’t heal when you’re traumatized emotionally).

    Here’s another good article that also goes into the cellular level. As you can see, chronic stress can make wounds heal less quickly or one more susceptible to viruses:

    Now I will leave you be. :)
    Last edited: Oct 12, 2018

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