Stress & the immune system:
- A weakened immune system leaves the body vulnerable to infection & illness.
- Cells defend the body against antigens.
- Stress leads to the immune systems ability to fight off antigens being reduced.
Keicolt-Glaser (Research Study)
- Took blood samples from 75 medical students, during exams and before exams.
- Each participant completed a questionnaire.
- Found blood samples taken during the…