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LOS ANGELES (CBS) -- Do people say you are highly sensitive whether it be physically or emotionally? While it can feel like a burden, it can also mean a greater capacity for work, love and compassion.
“I knew that I was more sensitive, that I took things deeper and harder,” Ane Axford said.
“I felt things and they were heavy,” added Sandra Clifton.
Both women are so sensitive, they say that it has affected every aspect of their lives.
“It’s a whole different way of being in the world,” Axford said.
Now scientists say that they know why some people feel so much more. New research has indicated that hypersensitive people are genetically different than those who feel a normal degree of sensitivity.
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