High Stress Levels Can Dramatically Increase Your Risk For Alzheimer’s

Stress is a killer — for both the body and the brain. Over time, chronic stress can contribute to a host of negative health outcomes, including heart disease, depression, diabetes and obesity. Now new research shows that high stress levels late in life can also contribute significantly to the development of Alzheimer’s disease. A recent report found that older adults who reported experiencing high stress levels were twice as likely to develop the memory problems that tend to precede full-blown Alzheimer’s.  Read the full online article here for more details.