How Stress Drives Inflammation & Disease

Chronic stress and inflammation often go together, and are underlying factors in most chronic illnesses, including:
cardiovascular disease,
type 2 diabetes,
metabolic syndrome,
autoimmune disorders,
arthritis, and
many types of cancer.
The challenge here is that chronic stress and inflammation can take decades before the first symptoms appear of the diseases they either instigate or amplify.
Chronic Stress and Inflammation: The Damage and What To Do About It