Many female patients do not realize that their symptoms – anxiety, fatigue, sleep issues, and weight gain – are a direct result of an imbalance in stress hormones: Cortisol and adrenaline. In turn, this can cause irregular periods, bleeding that is too heavy or too light, and fertility complications.
It’s the intentional moments of self-care that lead to the biggest changes. Here is a set of simple, everyday stress recovery tips to help you take control of the stress in your life.
If you can identify the things that trigger your anxiety, you can reduce the incidents of overwhelm and panic. Let’s examine your stress exposure and other underlying causes – such as lifestyle or diet – so you can manage your anxiety and start to recover from its effects.
Fatty liver disease is reversible. Dr. Doni Wilson lays out how to address the root causes, including leaky gut and other gut bacteria imbalances.
How is autoimmunity related to gut health and why does it matter? Let’s take a look at this important connection and the natural treatment options for reversing autoimmunity.
I realize that often my practice seems geared towards women and female health issues, not men. We hear the words “hormones”, “cortisol” and “stress” and immediately think: WOMEN. But men have hormones… They produce cortisol… And they absolutely experience stress… Sometimes more so than we—or themselves—give them credit for. Effects of Stress On Men I […]
Betrayal is a devasting thing. Whether from our spouses… Or best friends… Or a family member or business partner (or boss)… Or a community or organization… It cuts us deep and leaves sometimes lasting impacts on our lives. Do you know what else it is? Common. And so is the stress response and patterns of […]
A pedicure to paint those pretty toes… A massage to work out the kinks… A new bath bomb or lotion to moisturize the skin… Sound familiar? If you’re a mom, you probably recognize them as go-to gifts for Mother’s Day. Pretty much the equivalent to a funny tie, a beer mug and a round […]
Stress triggers fat to be stored around the belly – but that’s not all. Find out how belly fat has been linked to heart disease and other serious conditions.
More often than not, a major contributing factor to feeling unwell hides within our adrenal glands – and how cortisol is behaving in our bodies. Here’s a crash course on controlling cortisol levels so we an get back into balance.