Why Resentment is Deadly [Infographic]

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Resentment, along with stress and fear, triggers the stress hormone cortisol which prepares the body for the fight or flight response.

A person who continuously harbors resentment will produce more of this cortisol more often than someone who doesn’t. The problem with constantly elevated cortisol levels is that it can damage your health in numerous ways.

Here is an infographic showing seven ways elevated cortisol wreaks havoc with your health.

Cortisol and Why Resentment is Deadly
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Have you ever become aware of your body reacting to cortisol when you’ve been feeling fearful, resentful or stressed out?

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