For many people, stress can have a direct impact on their weight. Whether it causes weight loss or weight gain can vary from person to person — and even situation to situation. Read on to learn how stress can disrupt your body’s internal functioning, how to manage stress-related weight loss, and when to see a doctor about your symptoms.
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Expectations surrounding Black masculinity, such as the requirement to be strong and stoic, have often prevented Black men from seeking mental health care. But it's possible to overcome this reluctance and make mental wellness a priority.