Wellness Wednesdays: How Stress Changes the Brain

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Stress is often viewed as an immediate problem that makes us experience many negative emotions like anxiety and irritability. Having elevated levels of cortisol (stress hormone) over a long period of time can negatively impact our mental, physical and emotional health. However, what sort of consequences take place in the brain when we experience a stressful event?

From an article featured on The Huffington Post, stress can trigger chemical changes that attack the hippocampus, kill brain cells, and even shrink your brain altogether. Yikes! Learn about how stress changes your brain by clicking here.

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