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The Physical Fallout To Stress pg1

Here are four lesser-known health repercussions of feeling like you’re at the end of your rope.

It’s common knowledge that stress can trigger a headache or an upset stomach, but here are four lesser-known health repercussions of feeling like you’re at the end of your rope.

‘Chronic stress causes elevated cortisol levels and alters your metabolism so that fats are produced and stored in the body more easily, especially in the abdominal area,’ explains Dr Bruce McEwen. And this is true even if you don’t eat more than usual.

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