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How to Nourish Your Adrenals To Reduce Stress

Are you stressed out? We all experience stress at some point in our lives. It’s part of life. However, when left unaddressed stress can be one of the most detrimental influences on our overall health.   When we experience stress – whether that’s mental, emotional, or physical – two small glands called our adrenals release a hormone called cortisol. Cortisol is an important hormone that helps give us energy and regulates our circadian rhythm. Too much cortisol however, as in the case of chronic stress, can have negative effects on the body. When the adrenal glands are overworked we can experience a wide range of symptoms, including:   - Fatigue - Sleep problems (often waking around 2am and being unable...

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Unconventional Tips To Boost Your Immune System and Prevent Illness

With cooler weather and more time spent indoors, cold and flu season is fast approaching.   While there is no shortage of fantastic recommendations for herbs, supplements, and foods you can consume to help prevent these seasonal illnesses, there are many other ways to ensure your immune system stays healthy and strong this fall and winter.   Below are a few unconventional, holistic ways that you can improve the health of your immune system.   Try Dry Skin Brushing. Dry skin brushing involves using a bristled brush and brushing your entire body. You begin at your feet and move upwards using gentle, upward strokes, always moving towards the heart. This usually takes about 5 minutes (or more if you have...

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