Why Too Much Stress Is Bad For You

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Summary: It’s supposed to help keep your body healthy in stressful situations. But the constant stress of our everyday lives means we’re getting overexposed to cortisol. Raychelle Burks, Ph.D. explains why too much cortisol is bad for you in the latest episode of the Reactions series "Get To Know A Molecule". Special thanks to CAS for supporting this episode. For more information visit http://www.cas.org. For more information on the SciFinder Future Leaders program, visit http://cas.org/futureleaders.