Yet Another Reason to Chill at Work: Stress Linked to Alzheimer's

stress at work
stress at work

This is sobering news: A study recently revealed that stress promotes changes in the brain that are also seen in Alzheimer's patients. In other words, if you're stressed out about you job too often, you can add Alzheimer's to the list of health risks you're exposing yourself to.

Scientists from the Max Planck Institute of Psychiatry in Munich have discovered that the increased release of stress hormones in rats leads to the generation of "abnormally phosphorylated tau protein" in the brain and ultimately, memory loss.