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I Think Unresolved Anger Causes Disease

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    Stress

    Anger is stress.  Stress is the cause of mental and physical damage.  The body releases harmful chemicals, cells are damaged, etc.  This is why we have ques such as headaches, stomach aches, blurry vision, etc in the presence of stress.
    fascad3 fascad3 36-40, M 7 Responses Jan 15, 2010

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    Indirectly Via Stress

    Unresolved anger results in stress, which weakens the immune system & makes the body more susceptible to diseases.
    Dragon56 Dragon56 56-60, M 1 Response Jan 14, 2010

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    I have heard from more than one therapist that anger turned inwards results in depression...
    lunadelobos lunadelobos 41-45 8 Responses May 16, 2010

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    Sanpaku

    HI All: So this is the basic Japanese concept of "Sanpaku" , when the individual is not ina proper relationship with his world or his body or his mind, he is "Sanpaku" and th emanifestations of that are; more disharmony in spirit and discord with the world and the body withers...
    tammyie11111 tammyie11111 46-50 Jun 8, 2011

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    Unresolved Anger

    I believe this at 100%.  The more we keep inside, the more we get aggravated and sick afterwards.  It was said by a medical professional, when we tend to keep things bottled up, we have more chances getting ill, like cancer and all.  Anger can do so much to a person.
    Whateverrrrr Whateverrrrr 36-40, F Feb 1, 2011

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    I'll go swim ,I'll swim over a mile I get a great work out and the anger is gone so is a win win
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