Our expert says:
Extreme stress will firstly cause the production of stress hormones like cortisol which not ony increase fat deposition, but also cause water retention which will make you weigh more. Secondly stress can make you turn to food for comfort thus increasing your energy intake. I would recommend that you consult a clinical psychologist to help you cope with stress more effectively and that you ask the psychologist to teach you relaxing exercises, biofeedback to calm you down and get control of your life again. By all means have vit B complex injections or take a complete vitamin and mineral supplement (stress increases our requirement for all vitamins and minerals) such as Centrum or Supradyn Plus until you have got your stress down to a manageable level.
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