Stress and weight gain can be viewed as enemies of the body, especially to college students.
Studies have shown that when people are stressed, they have a tendency to eat more, and usually it is the wrong kind of foods, and to much of it.
Have you ever found yourself, or someone you know snacking, and there is no hunger involved, it maybe because of nervous and stressful situations.
There are many causes for being overweight, and its more prevalent in women than men, about one third or more women in the U.S. 20 years upward are obese, it is becoming so common these days, you can find a website advertising fat and beautiful women. Since weight gain include muscle mass,fats, or fat deposits, and an excess of fluids.
Obesity or overweight is not synonymous to body weight, but body fat, which is described as ADIPOSE TISSUE. There are two types of these tissues, White Adipose Tissue(WAT)which is used to store energy, and the Brown Adipose Tissue(BAT)it's main function is to generate body heat. Excessive body fluid, and fatty deposits are the end results of obesity and being overweight. Even though muscle mass is a part of the equation, it is only a factor when body building is exerted.
The relationship of CORTISOL, STRESS, and WEIGHT GAIN, as shown earlier, stress brings about excessive eating, this can be cause by a stress hormone known as CORTISOL.
It is release because of stress, and its primary functions are to increase blood sugar, suppress the immune system, and aid in fat protein and carbohydrate metabolism.
Since cortisol is known to add to weight gain, these are some ways cortisol is increased, it is good to know in order to be more watchful. 1-CAFFEINE 2-SLEEP DEPRIVATION 3-INTENSE PHYSICAL EXERCISE 4-HYPOESTROGENISM and MELATONIN SUPPLEMENTS, used by post menopausal women. 5-BURNOUT 6-ANOREXIA NERVOSA 7-SOME FORMULATIONS OF ORAL CONTRACEPTIVE PILLS.
This topic is as diverse, complex, and full of what works, what dose not work, as any I've ever read, or heard of. Yet the beat goes on, I'm over weight, I look horrible, there has to be something, and yes there is, but you must alone with some professional advise find that something.
Studies have inferred that weight gain, which give rise to the name Obesity, might have connections with Sleep Deprivation. This disorder could be disturbing hormones that regulate glucose metabolism and appetite. Stress can be associated with weight gain via Antidepressants, a medication that is used to treat
Many antidepressants helps to facilitate weight gain , however the specific causes are unknown. What is known is, they increase cravings despite consuming enough calories, carrying low levels of energy, also an increase daytime sleeping habit, which can lead to a lack or desire to exercise.
The medication cause dry mouth, which can cause one to indulge in beverages that are laden with calories. This is why you can find some people using purified bottle water, freezing them, and carry them everywhere they are allowed, because of the dry mouth.
Which is cause by side effects from these medications. Below are images that are used by St. John Wort which is widely known as a herbal treatment for depression.
About 370 species of HYPERICUM grows world wide, and it's a nativity known throughout North America, Europe, Turkey, Russia, India, and China.
These herb are used by John Wort, to lessen the pains of depression, he and his associates were not thinking about the side effects, at least at that moment.
We as their recipients must be cognizant of the side effects these herbs brings. It is our responsibility to perfect the order that they have implemented for us all.
Obesity, weight gain, addictions, cravings. We must carry the research on to make sure our little sisters and brothers are freed from this catastrophe.