A study conducted by Payal Shah, MS, CCRP states that stress and anticipating pain can cause narrowing of blood vessels or vasoconstriction, which in decreases blood flow. This can trigger #sicklecell pain crisis.
Source: Microvascular perfusion is a physiologic biomarker of mental stress and fear of pain in sickle cell subjects and normal controls” Payal Shah, MS, CCRP
Unfortunately I have to announce that I will not be going to the world gymnastics championship this year due to being very ill days before I leave.
I would like to say a massive thank you especially for the constant support and staying positive with me is my coach @jakeyseager, very much grateful. And another special mention and massive thank you to my federation, for giving me the opportunity's and giving me the constant support, you guys are heros! #teamTTO I hope to come back stronger and better for the next year and look back at this year as a stepping stone for the end target #2020tokyo#Trinidadandtobago#gymnastics