Dwelling on Stressful Events Can Increase Inflammation in the Body, Ohio University Study
3/14/2013 7:29:44 AM
Dwelling on negative events can increase levels of inflammation in the body, a new Ohio University study finds. Researchers discovered that when study participants were asked to ruminate on a stressful incident, their levels of C-reactive protein, a marker of tissue inflammation, rose. The study is the first time to directly measure this effect in the body.
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