How Stress Affects the Brain

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I’d like us to focus on stress, cortisol and sleep this week. Stay tuned for more on how the stress response affects your health and ways in which you can take control so you don’t suffer the ill effects on your brain and body. Here’s a quick video lesson on “How Chronic Stress Affects Your Brain.”

 *Above photo, courtesy of TED-Ed, February 3, 2016

How Stress Affects the Brain
How chronic stress can affect the brain’s size, structure, and how it functions:

Posted by TED-Ed on Wednesday, February 3, 2016

 

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