Tory MP Huw Merriman revealed this week he has lost four inches from his waistline as a result of Brexit-related stress, and it has since emerged that civil servants around the UK were offered counselling to help prepare for no deal.
Paul Groom, 61, had a heart attack two years ago and says both he and his cardiologist believe Brexit-related anxiety contributed towards it.
“Our whole lives have been put on hold since then. We, along with many others, have no idea of where our lives are going to end up.”
“It makes you do things you wouldn’t have done otherwise – you eat differently, you maybe drink a bit more, you worry more, you have less sleep and all this can contribute to health issues like mine.”