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High Cortisol: Symptoms and Management

Posted On Jul 30, 2019

Cortisol is one of the hormones created in the adrenal glands. Secretion of the hormone is controlled by the hypothalamus, the pituitary gland, and the adrenal gland, a combination of glands often referred to as the HPA Stress Axis. (1) These glands work together to help your body manage stress. This harmonious process that helps…

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11 Tips to Help Manage Anxiety

Posted On Jul 24, 2019

Got stress? Chances are you’re dealing with some level of anxiety. Anxiety can be brought on by chronic stress or worry, and the symptoms can be both mental and physical. While anxiety can be mild for some, it can be debilitating for others. Regardless, no one wants to experience those feelings. Here are 11 tips…

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The Role of Stress in Anxiety

Posted On Jul 18, 2019

For many people, stress and anxiety are recurring issues that come on after certain life events, but then go away. Common triggers are life changes such as getting married, having a child, moving, starting a new job or school, or becoming injured or being ill. For many people, the anxiety fades way once the stressful…

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What Type of Fatigued Are You?

Posted On Jun 26, 2019

If you find yourself feeling tired or fatigued all the time, you’re not alone. About one-third of healthy teens and adults report feeling exhausted or fatigued. (1) So, why are you tired? To better understand this question, let’s first look at the 3 types of fatigue. Physiological Fatigue If you find yourself feeling sapped of…

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Is Your Diet to Blame for Your Energy Levels?

Posted On Jun 19, 2019

If you wake up feeling tired and sluggish every morning, you could be experiencing adrenal fatigue. Moreover, your diet could be part of the problem. What and how you eat is crucial to your overall wellbeing, including how much energy you have throughout the day. In this blog we offer some diet tips to help…

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Adrenal Fatigue and the HPA Axis

Posted On Jun 12, 2019

In last week’s blog we looked at the HPA axis, helping us further understand its function within the body. Today we’re going to dive a little deeper and explore how the HPA axis relates to stress and, more specifically, adrenal fatigue. The amount of cortisol circulating at any moment is regulated by a complex interaction between…

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Understanding the HPA Axis

Posted On Jun 05, 2019

If you’re a regular reader of our blog you’ve probably seen the term “HPA Axis” appear frequently. What is this thing, and why do we talk about it so much? The HPA Axis is the term given to the network of parts made up by the hypothalamus, pituitary, and adrenal glands. His network is one…

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The Stress of Commuting

Posted On May 29, 2019

Long commutes can be tiring and frustrating, but recent research has shown that these lengthy travel times can also have detrimental effects on our health. Whether it be a seemingly endless crawl through traffic in your car, multiple transfers across the city via bus, or the expense of ride share services, commutes to work can…

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The Art of the Staycation

Posted On May 24, 2019

Anyone from any walk of life can feel the effects of stress. And while it’s important to manage stress in order to avoid the dangerous effects of chronic stress, sometimes jumping on a plane for a relaxing trip to The Bahamas just isn’t in the cards. For many people, this is because they already live…

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8 Tips to Reduce Travel Stress

Posted On May 16, 2019

With summer on the horizon, vacation season has officially arrived. Unfortunately, even time we set aside to relax can bring its own stressors. Here are 8 travel stress relieving tips to help make your vacation the relaxing trip you deserve. Consider your work schedule If working a fulltime job, it can sometimes be difficult to…

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