Study Reveals 2016 Presidential Election Causing People Stress and Illness

CHICAGO (CBS) – Researched showed Thursday that the 2016 Presidential Election can be causing people headaches and illness.

Clinical Psychologist, Dr. Sheila Raja is not shocked by the survey, stating more than half of Americans are significantly stressed by the presidential election.

The American Psychological Association said men and women, both Democrats and Republicans feel the pressure nearly equally.

About 38 percent of adults said a source of that stress comes from the bitter words between candidates, which are then adopted by others and shared 24-7 on social media.

The survey added that millennials and older voters are the two generations most stressed.

The people interviewed just finished early voting. Most said that did little to lower their stress levels.

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