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Posted April 7, 2015

It’s supposed to help keep our bodies healthy in stressful situations. But the constant stress of our everyday lives means we’re getting overexposed to cortisol.

Cortisol molecule. Image: YouTube screenshot.

Cortisol molecule. Image: YouTube screenshot.

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. Check it out here:

Source: ACS

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