Myriad physical and emotional disorders have been linked to the incidence of stress.
Read below to learn how stress impacts your brain, and what you can do to reduce stress as compiled by Reader’s Digest.
Effects of stress
Your brain doesn’t learn as well
Neurons develop from neural stem sells in the hippocampus, a structure vital for learning and memory. Under chronic stress, these stem cells undergo an alternate differentiation pathway, forming oligodendrocytes, which coat existing neutrons with an insulting material known as myelin.