Exercise May Prevent Impact of Stress on Telomeres

4 Apr

Psychological stress leads to shorter telomeres and  exercise may prevent this damage, according to several studies by UCSF.

Researchers focused on three groups: post-menopausal women who were the primary caregivers for a family member with dementia; young to middle-aged adults with post-traumatic stress disorder; and healthy, non-smoking women ages 50 to 65 years.

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Exercise May Prevent Impact of Stress on Telomeres, A Measure of Cell Health | www.ucsf.edu.

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