Brain strain

May 2007
Pharmaceutical Representative;May2007, Vol. 37 Issue 5, p12
The article focuses on the study conducted by British scientists which shows that brain's reaction to stress can strain the heart. According to the scientists, the parts of the brain which is responsible for learning, memory and emotion may have a big role in straining the heart during times of stress. Researcher Marcus Gray of the Brighton and Sussex Medical School suggests that these brain regions, particularly the cortex, listen closely to the beat-to-beat activity of the heart.


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