WHAT IS THE NEGATIVE IMPACT OF STRESS REDUCTION ON OUR HEALTH? – (05-16-05)

Glucocorticoids, depression, mood disorders: structural remodeling in the brain

While we’re on the subject of stress, it is well known that chronic stress shrinks certain regions of the brain.

This study adds that, in chronic stress we see atrophy of the hippocampus, but also an enlargement of the amygdala, resulting in increased anxiety and aggression.  I know that stress reduction is important, but sometimes I forget just how much of a negative impact it has on our health.

Articles such as these two really slam home just how devastating chronic stress it.  So, take a deep breath.  Inhale slowly….

Read entire article here

For more than a decade, Dr. Bogash has stayed current with the medical literature as it relates to physiology, disease prevention and disease management. He uses his knowledge to educate patients, the community and cyberspace on the best way to avoid and / or manage chronic diseases using lifestyle and targeted supplementation.







Email: