Crying is a natural response to overflowing emotions, from pain to stress and from sadness to happiness.
Many people hold back tears because they are considered weak and weepy.
In fact, both men and women, crying is a natural thing.
No need to think about swollen eyes after crying.
Because crying does not only provide emotional relief but also can lose weight.
A study quoted from ScienceTimes, states that emotional crying can help someone lose weight.
Crying increases levels of cortisol, a hormone associated with alertness.
When cortisol levels are high, the body will get better and provide the energy to do something productive.
Biochemist, William Frey, found that tears caused by stress remove various toxic substances from the body.
Not only that, this incident also releases stress hormones that have been accumulating.
This process is the same as exhaling, urinating, and sweating.
Another study, quoted from Healthline, argues that the reason for crying is to lose weight caused by sadness and depression, related to loss of appetite.
In addition, crying can also burn a number of calories.
The number of calories burned is 1.3 calories per minute, meaning that 20 minutes of crying can burn as many as 26 calories in the body.
Crying does provide benefits, however, don’t let it drag on.
Remember, to be sad in moderation, to cry in moderation, and to be happy in moderation.