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Nutrients to support an overworked stress response

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When you are under stress, your overworked stress response system requires even more nutrients than usual. This is because your body needs vitamins and minerals to produce the hormones and neurotransmitters (the brain’s messengers) required to adapt to the stress and bring the body…

What are the signs and symptoms of stress?

woman with eyes closed showing signs and symptoms of stress | Perpetual Wellbeing

Living in this day and age, stress is a normal part of modern life. You will be exposed to some sort of stress every day, whether it’s waking up to an alarm, driving the car, paying bills, working, meeting deadlines – all of these…

The link between chronic stress and obesity

Clinical research is now showing that fat cells are sophisticated endocrine organs responsible for regulating metabolism and energy homeostasis within our bodies. One such function of these fat cells, or adipocytes, is to produce a key hormone called leptin, which through physiological processes decreases…