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Normally, Cortisol helps us fight back and cope with pressure. However, if you were to engage in intense depressive thinking for a period of 3 to 4 weeks, there is a likelihood that the level of cortisol within your blood stream will become way too much.
Stress isn’t always a bad thing; it can be handy for a burst of extra energy and focus, like when you’re playing a competitive sport or have to speak in public. But when it’s continuous, it actually begins to change your brain. Madhumita Murgia shows how chronic stress can affect brain size, its structure, and how it functions, right down to the level of your genes.