Well stress is the most common mental disorder that rises by tension and anxiety. Researches reveal that every second person whose age is above 15 suffers from stress. Stress has many harmful side effects and overeating is one of the most dangerous effects among them. It happens because stress doesn’t let our brain properly and we often get confused between things and end up having food way too more than what is actually required. In this phrase of stress we often get carried forward to junk food and always crave for food that is not healthy for us as we assume that eating would give certain amount of relieve from tension and anxiety. Here are some side effects of overeating due to stress:
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This is the most common problem that a person suffers if he/she tends to over eat. Anything which is more than what is required proves to be dangerous for our health, same goes with food so eating too much might call upon many health related problems and obesity is the first one in the long list.
Cannot control food:
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If you tend to overeat which is caused by stress then it would be very difficult for you to resist food, you would always want more no matter how much you are from inside. This thing might even get you embarrassed in front of people and you might also be a subject of joke for many.
Stomach related issues:
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Over eating tends to get you upset stomach too often as our stomach cannot take too much of food so it starts reacting and result that you get is loose motion, stomach ache and many more. Instead of eating unhealthy you can have healthy substitutes such as green vegetables, seasonal fruits, nuts and many other organic foods.
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Overeating invites many health related issues and hearth problem is one of them. Overeating mainly involves junk food which contains high amount of oil that is of course not really good for our health and this increases bad cholesterol level in body leading to many heart related problems that are hard to deal with.
High blood sugar:
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Diabetes is another deadly disease that over eating often leads to and food has its own sugar and carbohydrate which get converted into calories and results into high blood sugar and the amount of insulin production also decreases so controlling blood sugar level in this situation is quite difficult.
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Overeating weakens our digestive system which results in acidity and many other problems. It might even make feel like vomiting, loose motion, constipation, bloated feeling etc.
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There are many ways of dealing with stress but before going into any treatment it is very important to know about the cause of stress if the reason would be clear enough then the solution would be easily found. Getting enough sleep is one of the most effective way to fight against stress and healthy eating is the other most effective way just nest to enough sleeping. Apart from this you can do yoga as well as meditation to calm your soul and mind.
These were few of the side effects that overeating caused by stress can bring in your life and some of the solutions of getting rid of stress is also discussed above so know you know eating too much is not going to help you anyway in any matter so better to be in limit and eating healthy is also a must.