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Travel with Care

When it comes to taking a flight, bus, train or car away from home, it is an important time to prepare in ways that will support your body. That’s why one of the four customized stress remedy plans in The Stress Remedy book is for travelers. Here are five tips to keep you traveling with…

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Is it time for a break?

Is it time for a break?

For more than one reason taking a break from your usual schedule, as well as from technology, can be beneficial to your health. Taking a break makes it possible to connect with others, which has been shown to reduce stress and add years to your life. Research indicates that women are more likely to connect with friends,…

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Super Foods for Your Brain

One part of the body that is most affected by stress is the brain. Research shows that nerve cells in the brain shrink (or grow) under stress, and then return to normal when the stress resolves. Under major stress (and potentially ongoing stress), however, sometimes the nerve cells don’t return to normal, which can lead…

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Heal Adrenal Stress with Good Sleep

Heal Adrenal Stress with Good Sleep

Our human bodies are built with a stress response system, managed by a hormone called cortisol. When cortisol levels are out of balance, stress can trigger a variety of health issues. Nutrients and herbs can help, but one of the best things you can do to get your body back to optimal cortisol levels is to get good sleep every night.

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Back to School and Back to Health

Back to school time is a great reminder of how change, whether it’s positive or negative, can be perceived as a stress in our bodies. Add on top of that…a computer in the shop, a dentist appointment, home repairs (a few examples from around my house)…and stress becomes palpable. We can’t remove all the stress,…

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Dr. Doni Wilson

Is your cortisol optimal?

Our adrenal glands are two small organs that sit on top of our kidneys.  When our bodies perceive a stress, the adrenal glands are cued to set off a stress response, a complicated chemical cascade in which many stress hormones are triggered.  The first step in the process, though, is always cortisol, which is part…

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