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At what age does the brain starts to deteriorate?


And at what age does the human brain stop developing?

 

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    Dr Billy Kidd 5 years ago

    I meant to say the hippocampus (not the nucleus accumbens) degenerates under stress and grows when taking an SSRI antidepressant, like Prozac. THC, the ingredient in marijuana, blocks the recoptors on the hippocampus. So you can't remember things.

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    Steven Dark (Wytchewoode) 5 years ago

    Alzheimers is an organic disease though ... not caused by lack of mental exercise.

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