Dr. Holly Lucille - How does stress affect inflammation?

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So stress affects inflammation in this way, cortisol is our stress hormone and it's a very inflammatory hormone. So with chronic unrelenting stress you got chronic and toxic inflammation, and that is how stress affects inflammation, and it can show up in the body in so many different ways.

So when you have a lot of inflammation, body think about it, it can express itself so many different ways. The skin you can get acne, rashes, hives, you get inflammatory conditions with your joints or you can get pain, you can be inflamed by being just so anxious all the time and stressed out, so you can get headaches and muscle tension as well.