Pandemic Stress Takes Its Toll

Sleepless Nights, Hair Loss and Cracked Teeth: Pandemic Stress Takes Its Toll”Throughout the pandemic, people who never had the coronavirus have been reporting a host of seemingly unrelated symptoms: excruciating headaches, episodes of hair loss, upset stomach for weeks on end, sudden outbreaks of shingles, and flare-ups of autoimmune disorders. The disparate symptoms, often in otherwise healthy individuals, have puzzled doctors and patients alike, sometimes resulting in a series of visits to specialists with few answers. But it turns out there‚Äôs a common thread among many of these conditions, one that has been months in the making: chronic stress.”More about chronic stress from Kaiser Health: https://bit.ly/3j11KFT

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