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Stress and what it does to the immune system

The defence cells register stress hormones. In acute stressful situations, certain defence cells show increased activity - the immune system registers the stress, so to speak, and is ready to react. However, if the stress lasts too long (and thus becomes chronic), our immune system is suppressed; the non-specific and specific immune defences are impaired. This leads to increased susceptibility to infections. Every one of us knows this: in or after particularly stressful times, we get sick more quickly and are more susceptible to colds, for example. Read more >

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