Chronic stress is a major cause of illness and premature ageing, says Sir Cyril Chantler. - Prince's Foundation for Integrated Health
"The weight of scientific research shows stress has a huge impact on our ability to remain healthy, according to Sir Cyril Chantler, chairman of health charity the King’s Fund.'
"Speaking at the first annual conference of the Prince’s Foundation for Integrated health, Sir Cyril said: ‘Chronic stress activates the systems that increase your risk of chronic illness and damages those that protect us from illness.’ "
I have blogged in the past asking why we are ignoring this basic issue in our health care dilemma. It is one of the most direct routes to health care cost cutting and better health.
Time to do something about it.