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Stress, Overeating, and Your Digestive Tract

Lecture no. 5 from the course: Stress and Your Body

Stress, Overeating, and Your Digestive Tract

Taught by Professor Robert Sapolsky | 30 min | Categories: The Great Courses Plus Online Health,Fitness & Nutrition Courses

Focus now on the role stress plays in our gastrointestinal tracts. Why do most of us eat more during stressful periods? How does stress affect bowel disorders like irritable bowel syndrome and spastic colons? And how does stress combine with a bacterial infection to produce a common stress-related disease: ulcers?

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September 14, 2017
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