How a bad relationship can make you ill – by damaging your immune system

The Daily Mail:

Feeling anxious about close relationships could make you fall ill  – by damaging your immune system.

Not only does anxiety appear to raise levels of stress hormones in the body, it also makes it less effective at fighting off illness.

Though some scientists believe that attachment anxiety can be traced back to childhood, Dr Jaremka noted that people who feel anxious can change, over time.

‘It’s not necessarily a permanent state of existence,’ she said in the study published in the journal Psychological Science

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