Tuesday, June 26, 2012

Don't Worry, Be Happy

I love it when the Scientists implicate something other than my favorite foods in Causing Bad Stuff (Alzheimer's this time):

A study at the University of Kuopio in Finland has found that the long-term effects of stress may be the biggest cause of the disease.

When stressed, our blood pressure rises as our heart beats faster and levels of the hormone cortisol in the bloodstream also increase.

Experts believe once cortisol enters the brain it starts to kill off cells there, leading to Alzheimer’s.

So, what to do? Only one thing to do: