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10 Ways You May Put Yourself at Risk for Flu (Without Realizing It!)


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Worrying too much

Panicking about getting sick can make you just that—sick. It's easy to get carried away, however, it's important to look at things in perspective.

Research does show, however, that anxiety can manifest itself in a wide variety of ailments—including acid reflux, insomnia, skin rashes, and depression—so it shouldn't be surprising that the added stress of worrying about coming down with something can also weaken your immune system and leave you more vulnerable to catching a bug.

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