Is The Lockdown-Stress Ageing You Faster?

Femina|June 2020

Is The Lockdown-Stress Ageing You Faster?
In Conversation with Dr Keerthi Patel and Dr Sangeetha Patel—founders of INXS Anti-Ageing and Obesity Clinique—on how to fight stress-triggered ageing

As the lockdown stress can translate into skin concerns for many, Femina consults industry experts Dr Keerthi Patel and Dr Sangeetha Patel for expert insights on ageing skin during times of stress and uncertainty. With over two decades of experience in the field, the experts come with in-depth knowledge and global exposure, offering the best and most advanced services to cater to all skin-related needs.

Can stress trigger ageing and/or weight gain?

As a plethora of worries is surrounding us at the moment, the stress hormone can lead to wrinkles and sagging in cases of persistent anxiety. In addition, poor and inconsistent dietary habits during the lockdown can result in malabsorption of essential nutrients, a potential cause behind dry and dull skin. Stress eating can also cause weight gain, leading to a noticeable double chin.

What are some effective remedies to keep signs of ageing at bay?

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June 2020