Posts Tagged ‘cortisol’

Stress and Disease of Body Organs (1)

Tuesday, January 5th, 2010

My usual focus is on the connection between stress and physical symptoms that are not explained by detectable disease.  However, there is also research showing a link between stress and diseases of body organs.  An earlier post (Adults who had Stress in Childhood (2)) reviewed results  from the Adverse Childhood Experience (ACE) Study led by Vincent Felitti and Robert Anda.


The Physiology of Stress Illness (2)

Friday, November 20th, 2009

To review from yesterday’s post, studies have revealed that people with Fibromyalgia (FM) experience pain differently.*  (Studies in other forms of Stress Illness are similar.)  Here are some additional research results that support the idea of altered underlying physiology, presented with minimal jargon.