Scientists Now Believe Stress Is Associated With Obesity in Women

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( — April 30, 2018) Orlando, FL — Stress and obesity are widely studied by researchers nowadays due to their prevalence and effects on health. In recent research, they have been found to be linked with each other.

A study was conducted by Dr. Michelle Albert, the director of the Center for the Study of Adversity and Cardiovascular Disease at the University of California, San Francisco.

The findings were presented at the American Heart Association’s Scientific Sessions meeting in Anaheim, California. It was found that middle-aged as well as older women who suffer from more stress due to major life events were more susceptible to obesity, compared to women who did not report stressful events.

It is worth mentioning that both obesity and stress are actually considered to be risk factors of heart disease. In this study, the investigators looked into data from 22,000 women having an average age of 72. These subjects took part in the Women’s Health Study, which is a long-running study in the United States.

This study tried to examine what the health risks are in postmenopausal women. The results of the study indicated that women with one or more traumatic events had a greater risk of being obese by 36 percent.

The researchers suggest that stress has an ability to increase appetite, and this is due to its ability to improve the production of the hunger hormone called ghrelin. It also results in lifestyle habit changes, such as increased consumption of alcohol and a sedentary lifestyle.

Stress may potentially be prevented by following a healthy diet and lifestyle. What not many people are aware of is that stress, particularly an emotional kind, is the primary cause of an unbalanced gut-brain connection.

The Harvard Health Publications state that the brain actually has a direct impact on the stomach. Any distress in the stomach or intestines can be due to or the product of stress, anxiety and depression.

Some researchers suggest that there are roadblocks to optimal digestive health. Particularly, one’s conscious and unconscious emotional habitual patterns can hinder the breakdown as well as assimilation of food for energy and nourishment.

This is actually called malabsorption, which has negative effects on emotions and the brain. It is always wise to take the measures necessary to improve nutrient absorption.

It may be made through ensuring that the levels of digestive enzymes inside the body are adequate. Digestive enzymes are found to work by breaking down food ingested by the body and then improving nutrient absorption.

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