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Harmful Effects of Stress on Your Brain

You are probably aware of the negative consequences of stress in your life. Maybe you suffer from stress-induced headaches, worry about stress contributing to heart disease, or experience the effects of stress in increased anxiety or depression. Any which way it manifests, stress can have a terrible impact on your health. And now, there is… Read More »

Regular Exercise Helps Protect The Brain From Silent Strokes (STUDY)

According to a study, regular moderate to intense exercise could protect the brain from “silent strokes,” small brain lesions that are the first sign of cerebrovascular disease.[1] Cerebrovascular disease is a group of brain disorders related to disease of the blood vessels that supply the brain. Cerebrovascular disease includes all disorders in which an area… Read More »

Middle Aged Stress Associated With Smaller Brain Size And Poor Memory

Research has found that middle-aged individuals in their forties and fifties with elevated cortisol levels, a hormone associated with stress, perform worse on cognitive and memory tasks compared to individuals of the same age who have average levels of cortisol. Elevated blood cortisol levels were also linked to smaller brain volumes. One factor that’s getting… Read More »