PHILADELPHIA (CBS) – A new study claims “mom brain” is real.
As it turns out, motherhood and pregnancy can actually alter the brain.READ MORE: Police Investigating Series Of Gunpoint Robberies In Center City, West Philadelphia
Researchers found that pregnancy may change the way the brain responds to hormone therapy later in life.READ MORE: Camden Receives $3.5 Million From EPA To Revitalize Elijah Perry Park
Animal studies found hormone therapy was less effective on rats with children than on those who had never given birth.MORE NEWS: COVID-19 Cases Soaring Across Philadelphia Region, Up 168% Nationwide
Hormone therapy is generally used to treat brain disorders in middle-aged and older women.