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What are the Effects of Stress on Aging?
Monday, September 12, 2011
|San Francisco Examiner – September 12, 2011|
Not only can chronic stress increase a person's risk for many diseases, including stroke and heart disease as well as other stress-related illnesses, but it can also accelerate aging.
How stress causes faster aging is not clear. There are some clues to the stress-aging connection provided by studies on telomeres – the protective caps on the ends of chromosomes.
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