How Stress Affects Your Body Let’s dive a little deeper into STRESS this week. We’re well into the busy summer season with longer days, new schedules, vacations, etc. and I know you’re likely feeling some pressure. I’m also guessing you often think you should just toughen up and “push through it”. Spoiler alert: You can’t… Continue reading How Stress Affects Your Body
When you feel stressed, your body goes through a series of hormonal changes. The insulin in your body becomes off balance, as do the levels of cortisol and adrenaline, which in turn can cause a rapid heart rate as well as an increase in your blood pressure. Some other side effects of stress may include bloating, hair loss, and difficulty sleeping. One great tool for managing and reducing stress is to practice self-care. A lot of stressors in our life can be eliminated or decreased by following a simple routine that puts our health and wellness first. Read on for a few tips to help you manage the stress in your life!
Learn how to develop a morning routine to combat stress.