August
12
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Full children are much more likely to experience stress

Full children are much more likely to experience stress According to the researchers, the problem of obesity involves mostly psychological factors.Scientists from the Netherlands have found that children who have extra weight, more than any other children experiencing stressful conditions due to the high concentration of the stress hormone (cortisol) in your body.The study was published in a special edition of the scientific "Journal of Clinical Endocrinology and Metabolism."

specialists conducted an experiment among 20 complete children of both sexes aged 8-13 years.There have also been invited and the children with normal weight.Scientists have identified the level of cortisol in every child, and as a result it became clear that the full children have higher rates of stress.Now, Dutch researchers believe that the treatment of childhood obesity, especially in children need to address the psychological problems.