How Stress Makes You Overeat — And How to Stop it

(Last Updated On: March 21, 2021)
Learn to control the reward centres of your brain

Ghrelin is the hunger hormone, produced mainly in the stomach. When all is working well, it tells your brain when you are hungry. Thus, starvation is avoided. But with prolonged, unrelenting stress the normal ghrelin response is disrupted and you fail to differentiate between genuine hunger and a craving for something to stop the stress.

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