Know How to Lose Stress Weight

Most people don’t consider stress as a reason for gaining weight. Most of us live with the myth that stress causes loss of weight. But research has shown that stress is a major reason behind gaining weight and this disturbs the balance of ideal body mass index.  Stressed people tend to get overweight.

How one gains weight due to excess stress?

 Our body secrets cortisol hormones when we are in stress. Cortisol ceases unnecessary brain function and increases our metabolic rate. This gives us extra attention or energy to keep us focused about the stress causing factor. If you an aggressive boss or partner who lends you with stresses every now and then, your body will secret more cotisol. Along with cortisol, body also releases insulin. Insulin increases our hunger. Thus we tend to over eat at times when we are heavily stressed and see food as a way to escape stress. But we should…

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