Your stress response system or SRS connects your mind and body so you react to situations without thinking about them. Your SRS is a key player in helping you to quickly react to dangerous or stressful situations without you having to think about it.
Stress. We all have it and experience it in our everyday lives. Based on study by the American Psychological Association in August 2012, 35 percent of Americans said their stress level increased this past year. We live in a fast-forward lifestyle. You know, not so many years ago when VHS tape was the […]
Every day we breathe and ingest harmful substances without even knowing it. From the toxic chemicals in our drinking water and air to the dyes and preservatives in our food, our body is bombarded with toxins from a variety of sources each and every day. Thankfully, our bodies come equipped […]
Your digestive system plays a major role in the overall health of your body. That’s because your digestive system is responsible for absorbing the nutrients the other organs in your body need to function. If you aren’t able to digest and absorb nutrients properly, it can interfere with a variety […]
Stress. It’s a common factor in every person’s life. But when stress goes unmanaged, it can drastically affect your health and your quality of life. When stress is not properly managed, it can affect a variety of your body’s systems. One such system is your endocrine (hormonal) system. The hormonal […]
It’s no secret that chronic stress can lead to a variety of serious health problems. However, by educating yourself on how chronic stress affects the body, you can stop and even reverse the symptoms that lead to more debilitating disease processes. It all starts with two plum-sized glands called the […]