How stress affects your brain, and how to calm down

August 10, 2018 0Healt

Experts believe certain activities—including exercise—can offset the response to stress set in motion by the brain, and minimize neural damage. (Shutterstock/File)

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.

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