Stress - The impact stress can have on your weight has two avenues, it raises your cortisol levels, leading to an increase in appetite and may also lead to emotional eating, often giving us a reason to eat high-fat, carb-heavy comfort foods, like sweets, pizza and chips.
According to Dr. Louis Ignarro, Nobel Laureate in Medicine & co-author of Health is Wealth (10 Power Nutrients That Increase Your Odds of Living to 100) "Unrelieved emotional & psychological stress may inflict greater damage than any other condition." Stress produces chronic levels of powerful homones that harm the cardiovascular, nervous and immune systems and popular misconceptions do Not think of stress as illness, Stress Imbalance Syndrome, which according to Dr. Ignarro and his co-author, Dr. Andrew Myers, is a combination of
- Chronic Stress
- Insomnia (Sleep Hormone Dysfunction)
- Depression (Neurochemical Dysfunction)
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