Family quarrels lower immunity spouses

On the eve of scientists from Ohio state University proved that a conflict situation between the spouses can not only spoil the mood, but also impair the immune system. As a result of increased morbidity and reduced quality of life. To investigate, researchers conducted a survey and examination couples.

In the survey agreed to participate 100 couples with a period of cohabitation for more than ten years. Scandals in the family, as it turned out, lead to increased levels of cortisol, a stress hormone. This substance reduces the level of inflammatory reactions and leads to an increased incidence of communicable diseases. In addition, cortisol accelerates carbohydrate metabolism, raises blood pressure and cholesterol level in blood.

Survey volunteers proved constant quarrels lead to a reduction in the number of T-lymphocytes, which are immune response and resistance to bacteria and viruses.

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Previously confirmed information that stress increases the risk of developing tumors, hypertension, heart attack and allergies. Also aware of the importance of stress as a factor that determines the formation of stomach ulcers.

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