People with FOMO constantly push the boundaries - even when they are sick, they still go to work, refuse to miss out on social events, and "they can't say no," said Pharma Dynamics spokeswoman Mariska Fouche, adding that FOMO elevates stress levels, putting "a lot of additional strain on our immune system that in turn heightens our risk of more serious illness." iAfrica.com
says the firm stumbled on the finding while studying what drove a rising demand for immune-boosting supplements.
According to iAfrica.com
, more than a third of people surveyed said they often interrupt one call to take another and check online social sites like their Twitter stream or Facebook page while on a date, for fear that something more interesting might just be happening.
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