Our “new normal” environment during COVID-19 has caused weight gain for many of us. This is due not only to becoming less physically active but also to excessive stress levels which cause increased production of cortisol and stress hormones. Research has shown connections between elevated cortisol levels and weight gain and metabolic issues. At San Diego Center for Integrative Family Medicine, we’re here to help with both: 1) helping you to naturally manage stress and effects on hormones and; 2) clinical nutrition and coaching to help you make lasting dietary changes to get your weight and health back on track #stressmanagement #StressHormones #ClinicalNutrition