Why Disruption of Circadian Rhythms by Stress Leads to Weight Gain

Apr 6, 2018

New research provides the first molecular understanding of why people gain weight due to chronic stress; disrupted circadian rhythms and treatment with glucocorticoid drugs.

It’s all in the timing of the dips and rises of a class of hormones called glucocorticoids — predominantly the “stress hormone” cortisol, according to a new study by Stanford University School of Medicine researchers.

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