Stress Can Cause……(well)…..More Stress

As though it weren't bad enough that chronic stress has been shown to raise blood pressure, stiffen arteries, suppress the immune system, heighten the risk of diabetes, depression and Alzheimer's disease and make one a very undesirable dinner companion, now researchers have discovered that the sensation of being highly stressed can rewire the brain in ways that promote its sinister persistence.

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  1. Devon Herrick says:

    The research found that a four-week vacation — away from the stress — was enough to get the stressed rats mostly back to normal. I wonder if this research was funded by the travel industry?

  2. Larry C. says:

    Stress causes stress. Is that so surprising?