Stress is bad news for any number of reasons, from depression to high blood pressure. Now new research suggests that stress may lead to amnestic mild cognitive impairment (aMCI) — the most common form of mild cognitive impairment, an early stage of Alzheimer’s.
Articles discussing the study, as well as the study itself, have been linked in Risk Factors:
Influence of Perceived Stress on Incident Amnestic Mild Cognitive Impairment: Results From the Einstein Aging Study. [Abstract free; Full text: paywall]