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.READ MORE: Downtown Chicago Roadblocks Quell Mexican Independence Day Street Celebrations
The American Psychological Association said men and women, both Democrats and Republicans feel the pressure nearly equally.READ MORE: 'We're Back': Store Owner Reopens Chicago Sports On Michigan Avenue After 2020 Unrest
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.MORE NEWS: Judge Rules Prosecutors Can't Show Kyle Rittenhouse Link To Proud Boys At Trial In Kenosha Shootings
The people interviewed just finished early voting. Most said that did little to lower their stress levels.