Intense Stress Might Hurt Our Cells’ Ability to Make Energy, Study Finds

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For many, stress is an all-too familiar emotion. It can come from daily challenges, like juggling work and child care, or major life events, like getting divorced or losing a loved one. We all experience this stress differently — some people can’t sleep, others stress eat, and still others develop debilitating anxiety.

But our bodies may be responding to stress on a deeper level. Chronic stress and anxiety could disrupt how our cells produce energy,

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