Dr Sanjay Gupta, Dr Sudha, Cortisol discussed on Phil Valentine

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I'm Dr Sanjay Gupta. CNN's chief medical correspondent. When your body gets dressed your adrenal glands start pumping out more cortisol when that stressor is gone cortisol levels should drop back down to normal. But some people stay in a perpetual state of stress. I'm sure, you know, people who have this problem might even be you problem is higher levels of cortisol seemed to predict brain function brain size and performance on cognitive tests. So says Dr Sudha three and ari'el professor at UT health. San antonio. She's the author of a new study that found stress could lead to memory loss and brain shrinkage. Yes, there are some very serious things in life that you need to worry about. But for the most part, remind yourself, take it easy. Remember, it's impossible to do everything. And that some things are simply out of your control. I'm Dr Sanjay Gupta. Helping you live a better life. Yeah. I was just over Dr pastas office today talking about all the innovations. They got you know, they got the scans to make sure that your breathing correctly. When they give you one of these simple oral appliances that's going to stop snoring. They got the scans inside the office that show you this thing is where it's amazing all this three D technology and everything else. So they will look and you remember when you used to have the Gook that you had to put in your mouth to be fit for something like this. No, no, this is all done electronically. It's high tech stuff. So they just scan your mouth, and then you have a simple oral appliance is going to stop snoring..

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