Weight gain can be caused by various factors. An important cause is high amounts of cortisol in the body. High levels of cortisol means high levels of stress; and chronic stress can boost a person’s feeling of hunger. Thus, making them eat more.
Due to the fast-paced progress of technology and how modern individuals do their daily tasks, they sometimes forget that they also need to rest, relax, and recharge. Juggling between working from home, this “no camp summer”, and the rapid-changing news on COVID-19, it’s no wonder our stress and anxiety levels are at an all time high.