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When Stress Affects Your Hunger

Has your life been crazy lately? How do stressful circumstances affect you? Everyone handles stress differently. And stress affects us in different ways as well. For some people, being anxious or under stress takes away appetite and hunger, and it is a real struggle to eat. For others, anxiety or stress increases hunger and suppresses the fullness cue, so it seems like it's not possible to eat enough. How do we handle these situations? What is the best way to approach hunger and fullness levels that change when under stress? First, stress and anxiety can be real concerns. Feeling anxious affects one's spirit as well as the body - it can change the ability to eat, drink, sleep, function at wo

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