Stressed Skin – What to do when it shows

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