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Belly Fat? Cortisol versus Oxytocin and Weight Loss

Weight gain is perhaps one of the most challenging health issues a person will ever have to face during their lifetime. Whether tackling the more serious condition of obesity, or just dealing with the more regular day to day issues of weight control, finding a solution to the issue is much debated among physicians, health professionals and of the public alike. Can oxytocin help with weight loss?

Oxytocin and weight lossThe fact is: weight gain is commonly associated with stress. When a person becomes stressed, the body reacts by releasing higher levels of the hormone, cortisol. Cortisol is an important hormone in our bodies, produced in the adrenal glands. It is essential to maintaining glucose metabolism, regulating blood pressure, keeping a healthy immune system and triggering an anti-inflammatory response. Stress typically secretes cortisol into the bloodstream, earning the hormone the common label of “the stress hormone,” meaning that it is present in the body at higher levels during the “fight or flight” response to stress. Increased levels of cortisol result in several defensive mechanisms during periods of stress, such as heightened memory, increased pain thresholds, increased immunity and increased short term energy levels.

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Experiencing the Stress of Technology? Oxytocin Can Help

October 26, 2012 Featured YouTube Video, Oxytocin and Stress Comments Off

Many people have opinions on the stress of technology and its effects, and its far-reaching implications. Technology is very popular and pervasive, and this stress, added to already well-known problems caused by the digital age, will no doubt put it at the center of the health debate.

The age of information technology is like a silver cloud with a gray lining. We could not accomplish parallel levels of work product and efficiency by any other means, but there have been many health implications. Our ability to acquire information in an instant is believed to be making disorders like attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) worse than ever before.

In general, levels of social anxiety are expected to rise as a result of our technological advances. World events, our social lives and our friends’ social lives are in our thoughts more than ever before, leaving those who are more susceptible to anxiety on a knife edge. The information era has exploded, and we are being bombarded with high levels of information that we would have never thought possible (or even useful) just a decade ago. It is all very complicated, and with this comes anxiety quite naturally (1).

So what about oxytocin?

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