It can happen to anyone, sometimes a friendship goes bad. It can be unpleasant, and researchers claim there is a physical toll that comes from being with toxic friends. Friendships are supposed to give you a warm and fuzzy feeling, but it turns out, instead of making you feel good some friends can literally make you sick. “Between the headaches and you’re just feeling like, you just feel bad all over,” one woman said.
As CBS2’s Kristine Johnson explained, science now backs that statement up. A study by researchers at UCLA found that stressful friendships lead to significantly high levels of a protein that causes inflammation in the body. Over time that can cause serious health problems including diabetes, heart disease, and cancer. FULL REPORT