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Being stressed out before you get COVID increases your chances of long COVID. Here's why

By Susannah Tye, Group Leader, Queensland Brain Institute, The University of Queensland
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Stress is part and parcel of modern life. When we’re on the verge of a new challenge or a significant event, we can experience stress mixed with excitement and a sense of challenge. This form of “good” stress, or eustress, is important for growth, development, and achievement.

However, prolonged stress and overwhelming or traumatic events can negatively impact our health. These forms of “bad” stress – or distress – can make us sick, depressed, anxious and over the long term,

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