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Friday, 8 March 2019
Stress and the brain
The brain is the central control of the body. It receives the signals from the outside and inside of the body and determine what is threatening and harmful, store memories and plan the copying strategy physiologically and psychologically. If the stress is present, the brain is the key target. Stress impairs various hippocampal-dependent memory tasks. Stress changes neuronal morphology, suppresses neuronal proliferation, and reduces hippocampal volume.
Consequently the brain organises a series of response to produce adaptation to the stress which include
Hormone regulation involved is the hypothalamic-pituitary-adrenal (HPA) axis.
Nervous system involved is the autonomic nervous system including sympathetic nervous system and parasympathetic nervous system.
The immune defense system is also involved to help the body out.
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Numbness is a loss of sensation or feeling in a part of the body. It's often accompanied by other abnormal sensations, such as a pins-an...