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An Anti-Stress Pill that Prevents Your Body from Aging

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Stress runs down the body's immune system, which is why people with high-stress jobs or events in their lives are vulnerable to illness. Now a researcher at UCLA has discovered the link between emotional stress and physical damage — and she's going to develop a pill that will allow you to endure stress without the nasty side-effects.


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replied August 28th, 2008
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What? Something other than hydrocortisone? The body uses cortisol to deal with stress, but extremely high levels of cortisol leads to severe health problems. I wonder what sort of pill it could be?
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