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2 Feb 2024

Financial Stress Is More Harmful Than Grief

A UK study by University College London and Kings College found financial strain markedly affects health, examining nearly [5,000 adults over 50](https://www.sciencealert.com/financial-stress-could-impact-your-health-more-than-grief-study-finds). Financial stress significantly increased the risk of harmful long-term health profiles, more so than other stressors, with a nearly 60% higher likelihood of being in a high-risk health category based on blood biomarkers like cortisol and C-reactive protein. The findings underline the severe physiological impacts of financial stress, suggesting the need for more focused research and clinical interventions.