Hunger Hormone Hampers Good Judgement

When you are running on empty, your stomach may be more in control of your choices than you know! Recent research shows that the hunger hormone, Ghrelin, increases impulsive behavior which is characterized by a “lack of control“ or “inability to resist.” Beyond basic nourishment, Ghrelin and impulsivity are associated with many psychiatric and behavioral disorders such as ADHD, OCD, eating disorders and substance abuse. Managing the release of Ghrelin may help in the future management of these conditions. Click here to learn moreRead more.