Essential Nutrients for Healthy Tissues
Dry, flaky skin and scalp; brittle, unmanageable hair; and ridged, spotted or splitting nails may be a sign that the nutrients they need to look healthy were either deficient or depleted by demands such as stress. Here's a list of key nutrient for tissue health, and click the ♾ to learn more about the abuse stress places on health hair, skin and nails.⬇️
Nutrients for Healthy Hair, Skin & Nails
Did you know that all the building blocks to repair and create healthy tissues come from the nutrients absorbed from food and supplements? These rapidly growing tissues suffer when nutrients they need are not available in sufficient quantities or are being used up by demands like stress, which burns through nutrients faster than normal. Check out this week's blog to discover exactly which nutrients healthy tissues need during stress.
Worry and Stress
Not only is worrying unproductive, #worry and #anxiety are tied to higher-than-optimal #cortisol production by the #adrenalglands in response to #stress. Since biochemist Hans Selye first published #Nature in 1936, scientists have known that #elevatedcortisol levels interfere with #learning #retention #lowimmunefunction #increasedweightgain, #heartdisease and many more states of #poorhealth. Follow us @doctorwilsons for effective tips and tricks on how to help handle stress!
The Stress Melting Power of Nature
One of the greatest stress relievers can be found right outside your door. That’s right – Mother Nature has the power to undo stress, anxiety and depression caused by an unpleasant environment. We’re not talking about a 10-mile hike or trek into the Yukon either; mere exposure to a natural setting can help reduce the effects of stress. Click the link to read this week's blog about the stress melting power of nature and how to harness it.🌳
Are You Addicted to Stress?
Stress isn't always bad. There's a good type of stress that we need in our lives. Stress can also be an addiction. In fact, stress and drugs have been shown to share side effects, like: increased heart rate and blood pressure, decrease in digestion, and relationship problems. So how do you become addicted to stress, and how do you know if you are?
Are You Addicted to Stress?
Stress isn’t always bad. There’s a good type of stress, eustress, that we need in our lives. Eustress motivates us to take on challenges, ride roller coasters, and ask someone out on a date. Stress can also be an addiction, a drug to help cope. In fact, stress and drugs have been shown to share side effects: increased heart rate and blood pressure, decrease in digestive function, anxiety, and relationship problems. How do you become addicted to stress, and how do you know if you are?