Had a bad week at work? A fight with your partner? Feel overwhelmed by your to-do list? Stressing out can make you gain weight.
When your body is stressed, the hormone cortisol is released into your bloodstream. If it remains there for long periods of time, it can suppress your thyroid, cause hyperglycemia AND increase your belly fat. And those unwanted pounds will probably end up stressing you out even more!
Take our quiz to find out where you fall on the stress scale. Please write down your answers to find out how your stress level ranks.
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