You know that chronic stress is bad, but do you really know how toxic it can be for our brain? Amygdala, our fear center will become enlarged, while the hyppocampus important for memory, learning, reward will get smaller. Under chronic stress, we make poorer decisions since our prefrontral cortex is also affected by too much cortisol. Stress can also play a role in depression and sleep problems. I let you discover more in this new episode. See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.