How Stress Affects The Brain

When we stress our brain is affected.  Here are a few ways in which the brain is affected by severe stress. Memory is Affected The neural stem cells in the hippocampus (for memory and learning) develop into neurons.  When severe stress occurs the stem cells become oligodendrocytes and these coat the neurons with myelin, which […]

Health Benefits of Pet Ownership

There are many positives when it comes to owning pets. The advantages  include overall wellness, emotional support, increased levels of physical health, and more. Your Blood Pressure Will Lower Although certain studies have found the connection to be stronger than others have, owning a pet has the potential to lower your blood pressure. This is […]