From moving house to starting a new job or even taking a long-haul flight, we all have our stressful moments. But if you’re one out of four people who suffer from persistent stress, it can have a huge impact on everything from your emotional health to your waistline. And studies reveal that women are more likely to suffer than men.
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Dr Nerina Ramlakhan, author of Fast Asleep, Wide Awake (HarperCollins), explains it’s partly down to the role women tend to assume – according to Ramlakhan, managing a job alongside looking after partners and children can make women more at risk of burnout.