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Sapolsky's Why Zebra’s Don’t Get Ulcers: a charming tour of stress science
Why Zebras Don’t Get Ulcers, by Robert M Sapolsky, p181
p181 (3rd ed edition)
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It would be utterly negligent to exaggerate the implications of [how many health problems stress causes]. … Everything bad in human health now is not caused by stress, nor is it in our power to cure ourselves of all our worst medical nightmares merely by reducing stress and thinking healthy thoughts full of courage and spirit and love. Would that it were so. And shame on those who would profit from selling this view.
- When the Body Says No: The Cost of Hidden Stress (book), by Gabor Maté. Amazon.com ❐
- Why Zebras Don’t Get Ulcers (book), by Robert M Sapolsky.
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