How Stress Affects Neuro-immune Function

Written by Brett Weiss

September 2019

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Stress causes an immune system response, which affects the brain as well. Hence, stress causes “neuroimmune” responses whereby long-term changes in the brain can occur. Stressful experiences include minor daily events or hassles that can perpetuate and culminate into more chronic periods of distress. Other stressful experiences can…