Physical Toll of Lying

By Truth About Deception

Most of the time people lie with little awareness of what they are doing.  Lying comes so naturally, that most people don’t give it a second thought.  Stressful lies, however, can take a toll on one’s health.  A recent article highlights some of the negative health outcomes associated with telling lies.

“Lying releases various stress hormones that in turn weaken your immune system, making you critically more susceptible to colds and sore throats. On the average, liars are sick far more frequently and complain of more health issues than honest people according to a recent 2012 publication from the psychology department of Notre Dame.”  Full article can be found here.


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