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Toxic Stress
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The Chief Medical Officer has warned of the dangers of of ‘toxic stress’ in infants and young children in her annual report, ‘Our Children Deserve Better: Prevention Pays’. Professor Dame Sally Davies states that toxic stress can have a ‘significant impact on a young child’s rapidly developing nervous system, development, Fake Oakleys, health, and well-being across the lifespan’.

Toxic stress is defined as ‘prolonged exposure to severe stress that is not tempered by the parents or carer’.
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