“This study is notable for showing a connection between a common form of psychological stress — phobic anxiety — and a plausible mechanism for premature aging," said study author Olivia Okereke.
Previous studies have supported the notion that long-term stress causes shorter telomeres. However, researchers also found that short-term stress such as stage fright or nervousness before a job interview can actually boost your immunity as opposed to long-term stress.
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