Whether it’s job worries, everyday worries or any kind of trauma, we all face stress.
But people with high levels of stress have a weakened immune system, which increases the risk of cancer, heart disease and various diseases such as code 19.
This was revealed in a medical study conducted in the United States.
With age, the immune system naturally begins to weaken, which increases the risk of various diseases in old age.
But the study looked at the extent to which stress affects the immune system.
The study involved 5,744 people over the age of 50 and tested their blood samples.
These individuals were also asked questions about stress and their answers were compared to the level of T cells in blood samples.
The study found a link between stress and a weakened immune system.
Researchers also say that people who suffer from high levels of stress have a stronger immune system and are less prepared to deal with new illnesses.
He added that T cells (the most important part of the immune system’s defense) are also weakened in such individuals.
T cells kill various viruses as well as cells that do not divide further but are not ready to die and are called zombie cells.
These cells secrete a variety of proteins that affect tissues.
As a result, the risk of chronic inflammation increases. Chronic inflammation increases the risk of various diseases such as heart disease, cancer and others.
There is also an increased risk of osteoporosis, Alzheimer’s and lung disease.
Although some of the causes of stress cannot be overcome, efforts can still be made, the researchers said.
He added that people with high stress also have unhealthy eating habits and abstain from exercise, which also leads to a rapid increase in the age of the immune system.
“If we improve our diet and exercise habits in middle age, the negative effects of stress on the immune system can be reduced,” he said.
The results of the study were published in the journal Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences.