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Tuesday, May 17, 2005

Doomed to Forgetfulness? 

New research indicates that high tonic levels of cortisol, a stress hormone, seem to cause memory problems (i.e., loss), and are associated with hippocampal atrophy. Considering that I, along with almost everyone I know, am pretty much permanently stressed out, and have been for some time, this is a very worrying prognosis.

As if we need more to worry about!!

UPDATE: Maybe if I move to a farm and talk on my cell phone I'll grow a replacement hippocampus!

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