Do stress reactions cause abdominal obesity and comorbidities?

@article{Bjrntorp2001DoSR,
  title={Do stress reactions cause abdominal obesity and comorbidities?},
  author={P. Bj{\"o}rntorp},
  journal={Obesity Reviews},
  year={2001},
  volume={2}
}
‘Stress’ embraces the reaction to a multitude of poorly defined factors that disturb homeostasis or allostasis. In this overview, the activation of the hypothalamic‐pituitary‐adrenal (HPA) axis and the sympathetic nervous system have been utilized as objective measurements of stress reactions. Although long‐term activation of the sympathetic nervous system is followed by primary hypertension, consequences of similar activation of the HPA axis have not been clearly defined. The focus of this… Expand
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