How does stress affect the immune system?

As we enter one of the busiest times of the year, I think it is important to always remember the negative impact stress has on our bodies. As the article states, Stress can take a toll on your mind, body, and immune system.

Did you know that if your stress levels are not managed properly it can lead to arthritis, fibromyalgia, lupus, psoriasis, inflammatory bowel disease and possibly cardiovascular problems. 

Check out the article from one of my partnering health systems, Baptist Health, to see the signs of of a weakened immune system and some tips on how to manage negative impacts!