Stress

WHAT DOES STRESS HAVE TO DO WITH DIGESTION?

WHAT DOES STRESS HAVE TO DO WITH DIGESTION?

Guest Post by Sarah Corey

Stressed may be “desserts” spelled backwards but that doesn’t make it any easier that we are constantly surrounded by stress. Just being alive is a stress on our body. Pile on the unreasonably high levels of chronic stress many of us are under in our daily lives and this can start to reek havoc on our bodies. Science indicates that stress affects four major systems in the body, our digestion, our immune systems, hormones and our nervous system.

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Modern Day Stress: A New Paradigm of Meaning For Clinical Practice

Modern Day Stress: A New Paradigm of Meaning For Clinical Practice

I always have thought that empathy is an essential quality of a superior and effective practitioner, noted here in an excerpt I wrote for an upcoming textbook. “We are the healing container that our patients seek out to get help and feel safe to partner with. In […]

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Estrogen Dominance

Estrogen Dominance

Too Much of a Good Thing can certainly be BAD!  When there is an excess of any hormone in relation to the whole intricate system we call the “endocrine system”, an overall imbalance develops, and health problems can arise. When there is too much estrogen and not enough progesterone […]

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How to Keep Your Cool When You Feel Like a Stress-Ball

How to Keep Your Cool When You Feel Like a Stress-Ball

With today’s stressors being multiple, constant and prolonged, it is quite easy to lose one’s cool which, unfortunately, just makes any situation worse.   I call it “having a short fuse syndrome”.  So, how can you keep your cool and “lengthen your fuse” during times of strife such […]

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