• Sunday, August 14, 2022

HEALTH

Hot weather makes you angrier and violent: Study

By: Keerthi Mohan

Do you get angry when the weather turns hot?  Now, here’s a theory that explains why our mood changes during summers. A research team in Poland conducted a study to find the link between rising temperature and stress levels, and they revealed that cortisol, the stress hormone, rises during summers due to heat. Cortisol, which regulate salt, fluid and sugar across the body, is lower in winter. Pathophysiologist Dr Dominika Kanikowska of Poznan University of Medical Sciences said more cortisol was seen circulating in the body during warm weather. “These non-intuitive findings contradict traditional concepts of the taxing physical toll…

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