Being Insecure About Your Relationship Is Making You Sick

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Registered: 07-23-2012
Being Insecure About Your Relationship Is Making You Sick
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Fri, 02-22-2013 - 5:41pm

A new study says fretting over your relationship - does he love me? - leads to higher stress hormones and lowered immune system

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Registered: 08-09-2012

I believe it.  It's amazing how little it takes for the adrenals to start pumping oceans of cortisol into the blood, the result being turning sugars to fat which gets deposited around the midsection.  I try to combat it by cutting out as much sugar as I can, increaing my potassium intake, getting exercise and meditating.

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Registered: 12-14-2008
That is a very true statement. Suffering the "does he love me" does cause a lot of mental strain.