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Stress hormones and health

Learn about the health affects of what researchers call, "stress-related circadian dysregulation."

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A Stressed Life May Mean a Wider Waistline

Study finds chronic anxiety might raise risk of obesity

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The cortisol connection: How stress affects body weight

Researchers say managing stress can be a crucial first step toward a healthier body weight.

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Aging and Stress

The combination of aging and stress can cause major hormone imbalances and lead to many serious health problems.  Understanding how to limit and manage physical and emotional stress can be especially beneficial as we age.  

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Stress and adrenal fatigue

Learn about the function of your adrenal glands and how stress can lead to adrenal fatigue and can cause unwanted symptoms such as anxiety, depression, fatigue, indigestion, weight gain, reduced tolerance to stress and irregular sleep cycles.

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Stress eating—causes, effects and solutions

Why do our bodies signal us to eat in times of stress? Stress eating is common when facing difficult problems or even if you’re just feeling bored!  Emotional eating can really sabotage your weight management efforts.  Let’s explore what internal factors contribute to stress eating, including the role of cortisol and ghrelin in stress and hunger, and what you can do to take control of your eating habits and stay on track with your weight management goals.

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What your body type means — endomorph, mesomorph and ectomorph

What does your body type mean and what does it say about your health?  Let's examine the characteristics and health indicators of the three basic human body types: the endomorph (round/soft) the mesomorph (athletic/muscular) and the ectomorph (slim/petite).  

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5 Hormones and how they affect your weight

When you daydream about food or grab a snack you really don’t need, your hormones are most likely the culprit. Hormone imbalances can affect your weight.

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