Let’s face it… in today’s world, almost everyone gets stressed out. Life is full of hassles, deadlines, frustrations, and demands. For many people, stress is so commonplace that it has become a way of life. Stress isn’t always bad. In small doses, it can help you perform under pressure and motivate you to do your best. If you experience too much stress, you body will always be running in “emergency mode” which can wear us down and cause long term effects. You can protect yourself by recognizing the signs and symptoms of stress and taking steps to reduce its harmful effects.
Things you should know about stress.
First of all…
WE CAN HELP!
Many of our patience may not remember the exact day they first encountered this feeling but as stress builds up in your body it can start doing harm on many levels. Many of our clients describe this as feeling like they “hit a wall”.
Cortisol and Stress
Cortisol is a hormone produced by the body as a reaction to stress. The body utilizes cortisol to handle elevated stress levels. Physicians may sometimes evaluate a patient’s cortisol levels to determine the level of stress a patient experiences regularly. Those who suffer from frequent periods of prolonged stress often display increased cortisol levels. Not only responsible for helping the body cope with stress; cortisol impacts a variety of functions and processes, including maintaining metabolic functions, sustaining energy levels, reducing inflammation, and boosting the immune system. Therefore, maintaining adequate cortisol levels to ensure optimum health in EXTREMELY important to help us function at peak performance.
Simply put, if you suffer adrenal fatigue… you are VERY likely to feel it not only all over your body but your mind as well.
We can help you balance these levels so you can enjoy a better life!
We are here to help!
JoyRich Health Care Centers &
BeFree Centers for Addiction
2387 Professional Heights Plaza
Lexington, KY 40503