What parts of the brain are affected by stress?

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What parts of the brain are affected by stress?

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answered 3 days ago by Carter3 (3,540 points)
There's a hormone in your brain called Cortisol that can cause brain cells to die off if you're constantly stressed out.

Stress does more than just raise a person blood pressure. It can also cause brain damage so it's best to avoid stressful situations as much as possible.

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