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Dwelling on Stressful Events Increases Inflammation in the Body

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Researchers at Ohio State University say that thinking about negative experiences actually increases inflammation in the body.

Inflammation is the immune system’s response to outside dangers, and demonstrates that the body is working to repair any damage, from an infection to a laceration. However, chronic inflammation has been linked to numerous health problems, including depression, heart disease, cancer, and diabetes.

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