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Stress, Cortisol, and Weight Gain

Stress, Cortisol, and Weight Gain

In our business, it’s important that we understand the many different factors that affect weight.  Stress and anxiety are major ones. Stress causes the body to produce cortisol, a hormone that is super-helpful in serious fight or flight situations, but not …

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The Link between Stress and Weight Gain

The Link between Stress and Weight Gain

You have probably heard of the connection between stress and weight gain.  And yes, there are those of us that when feeling stressed, will head straight to our comfort food of choice.  But, did you know there is also a …

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Tips on How to Manage Your Stress

Tips on How to Manage Your Stress

We get it, this day and age, stress is inevitable.  It’s almost become a badge of honor, a contest of who has the most on their plate (not literally, well, at least not here at Garcia Weight Loss and Wellness) and …

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