Immune function

Cortisol is strongly linked with the immune system, and its high levels, which are constantly present in the body in periods of chronic stress is the reason you may experience more infections and increased inflammation. Mainly because of inflammation, a host of other diseases[1], which are described in the next parts of this lesson, often visit a chronically stressed person.


[1] https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC5137920/

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