Are you feeling tired all the time, for no specific reason? No matter how much you sleep, you just never feel refreshed? You may be experiencing Chronic Fatigue syndrome (CFS). Continue reading
We need Cortisol. But like they say, too much of a good thing is just BAD!
Stress. We just cannot talk enough about it. It is related to so many different aspects of our lives, with detrimental effects on our health. Understanding what happens in your body when you are in a stress situation is the first step to becoming aware of your mental state. It’s time to take back control to ensure longevity by understanding how Cortisol affects our bodies. Continue reading
Cortisol causes a whole host of problems. If you have more than 5 of the following signs, then it’s probably time for a change. It’s easy to brush it aside and think, “Well, everybody has stress”. If that is your pattern of thinking, then you probably need to evaluate if this is you before your body has a meltdown. Continue reading
In my practice, stress is one of the most formidable opponents. Stress’ heightened sense of urgency can actually be addictive for some people. Physiologically, it works like this. Once stress is triggered, your adrenal gland produces and dumps cortisol into your bloodstream. The more you are stressed the more your body can’t regulate the levels of cortisol in your system, and that’s when the danger begins. Your body can start showing signs of stressed skin and increased sensitivity, itchiness, breakouts, and even stretchmarks! Continue reading