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Your Body’s Response to Stress

Remember being a child? You’d stub your toe or bring home a bad grade on your report card, and it would feel like the end of the world – for about five minutes. Then, you’d race out the door to … Continue reading

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Stressed And The Holidays Aren’t Even Here Yet? Check Your Cortisol Level.

From a baby’s cry to fast-paced work projects, people are faced with stresses on a regular basis. In response to these daily demands, the body releases a naturally occurring steroid hormone, called cortisol. Cortisol helps regulate muscles, cardiovascular function, digestion … Continue reading

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Stressed? Relax, It’s Stress Awareness Month

April is Stress Awareness Month. What a perfect excuse to take a vacation or a long weekend to relax as the weather is slowly starting to warm up. We all get caught up in our day to day activities, and … Continue reading

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