dietary stress is the stress that we have the most control over. Food, even “healthy” foods, can create inflammation which is a stress. Inflammation can result from eating too much, too little, or at the wrong times. However, the single biggest source of inflammation from eating is from food sensitivities.
Melatonin has been shown to be more effective than placebo in preventing migraines. Furthermore, melatonin has been shown to be as effective as amitriptyline in preventing migraines, but with fewer side effects.
It is easy to get caught up in life’s whirlwind of events. We tend to keep numerous thoughts with us in our minds allowing them to swirl wildly around and consume our focus.
If you have more stress in your life than you can deal with, isn’t it time to take action? As we discussed last week in our blog “Is Your Bucket Full?” it’s time to empty the bucket and start introducing healthy activities, nutrition, and habits to carry on to a […]
Adrenal fatigue is caused by chronic stress. In our previous blog “What is Stress?” we described the 3 main types of stress that people experience. It’s important that you identify what stress you are experiencing most often and begin to be mindful of your body and how you are feeling […]
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.
Simply enough, it is how it sounds, without adding all of the philosophical details in. Mind Body Connection: How your physical self and your conscious self, exchange information. This connection is the way your thoughts, feelings, reactions, decisions, and so forth communicate with and affect your physical self (and vice-versa). […]
Are you reluctant to start something new? Why do you think that is? My guess…you could be a perfectionist. There is one consistent fear that nearly 80% of my clients experience—the fear of failure. The fear that they will not be able to consistently make the necessary lifestyle changes […]
Sharon Padavic [quote] I believe there is a place for all types of healthcare: traditional Western medicine, Eastern medicine, chiropractic, acupuncture, massage, meditation, etc. But, based on my own experience, American doctors focus too much on fixing symptoms—they don’t treat the whole person. I’ve suffered from clinical depression for over 20 […]