I know, I'm super shocked by that statistic as well! It's the time of 5 minutes for the whole 6 hours thing that blew me away! Wow... I was talking to my supervisor over an issue I was dealing with and I told her... "I'm only going to give this like 1 minute of stress, as I don't need to alter my immunity over this problem..." and we just laughed! lol
I knew stress caused a drop in immunity but only 5 minutes?? That's wild! No wonder a friend of mine is having so many problems with her health lately! In her situation it is PTSD related. Thanks Marie!
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"Getting through trials doesn't reveal our strength. (No, the trials do a pretty good job of that.) Getting through trials reveals God's grace and produces our character. So yes, get up. If God allows, get up to fight the good fight. But as you wipe the dust off your back, don't pat." -Jimmy Peņa
I was reading The Spark by Chris Downie today... and read a line in it that truly shocked me! * Just five minutes of stress can leave your immune system vulnerable for nearly six hours. * I shouldn't be shocked, but WOW! That's insane!
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