Who do you think has the lowest levels of the stress hormone cortisol in the image below? Not everyone can live the lifestyle of a monk or even meditate daily to control the negative effects of stress such as increased cortisol in the body. For many people, being overly busy has become a way of life and the dangers stress causes to health and longevity is often ignored. Serum cortisol and total protein levels, blood pressure, heart rate, lung volume,...Read More
There’s no denying that stress has become a constant fixture of our modern life. Work, family life, relationships, money, and now the COVID-19 pandemic are just a few of the many stressors we have to deal with on a daily basis. By now, you probably already know that stress can take a significant toll on both physical and mental health. Left unchecked, stress can become chronic and lead to headaches, migraines, upset stomach, anxiety, fatigue, and more. Chronic stress can...Read More
Winter holidays are the most festive season of the year and it’s a chance for you to celebrate with your friends and family. They can also lead to an onslaught of responsibilities and chores; shopping, gift wrapping, baking, cooking and cleaning are just a few things that might overwhelm you this time of year. With holiday joy comes holiday stress and for migraine sufferers, stress can easily trigger bad headaches or migraines that can interfere with finishing holiday errands, let...Read More
Stress and Anxiety – Thieves Stealing Today and Tomorrow’s Quality of Life and Health: Are you protecting yourself from the ravaging effects of stress and anxiety? As I started to write this article, the thought came to me that people go to great lengths to protect their “STUFF!” We pay a lot of money to buy insurance to make sure we don’t lose our “stuff. “ We pay for burglar alarms to make sure no one takes our “stuff.” I...Read More
Many of you already know that stress is one of the most common migraine triggers. STRESS CAN ALSO AFFECT HORMONES THAT CAUSE INCREASES IN ABDOMINAL FAT LEADING TO WEIGHT GAIN, COMPROMISED MEMORY AND DEPRESSION. HERE’S WHAT TO DO! The stress hormone “Cortisol,” which is released by our adrenal glands, can protect us in dangerous or trying times but if the stress is constant, then it can lower your immune system and add dangerous life threatening fat to your abdomen. Cortisol...Read More
The Single Most Important Fact You Will Ever Learn to Protect Your Health, Prevent Disease and Maximize Your Life Expectancy Not everyone is overweight, has high blood pressure, high blood sugar, or high cholesterol but… everyone is exposed to stress. No matter your age, who you are or what you do, when stress is chronic (constant and persists over an extended period of time) such as work problems, family conflicts, relationship issues, daily traffic, major life changes, or any response...Read More
Italian researchers at the European Neurological Society reported that stress was a major factor in 72% of migraines in children. Stress from school work, fear of failure, bullying and lack of sleep often caused by late night use of computers, hand-held devices or television were noted. Parents of children who suffer with migraines should be aware of these issues and do their best to help the child address and resolve them. If your child has migraines (symptoms of headache pain,...Read More
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