It’s normal to be hyper-focused on your body when you have a flare. But it’s important to care for your emotional health too. Allowing anxiety and stress to build can worsen inflammation and lead to depression, which is also linked to inflammation. Find outlets for ongoing stress relief and get professional help when your emotions get too overwhelming to manage on your own.
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