How stress affects your brain
How does stress affect your brain? You've most likely experienced some form of stress in your life, and it is usually an unpleasant experience. Stress can affect many aspects of our lives, so it is important that we do our best to manage our stress to ensure our health and mind stays on the right track.
Of course, we cannot measure stress but there are short-term and long-term stress. Stress can vary from task to task but it can also be an experience during a certain stage of life. If you are sleeping restlessly, feeling overwhelmed, or forgetting things lately, it is possible that you are experiencing stress.
Stress is not always a bad thing as it can improve our energy and focus in certain situations, but continuous, long-term or chronic stress can end up changing our brain. Check out the video below to see how long-term stress can effect our brain.