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Holistic Parenting

Chiropractic and Stress

…that’s activated with a stress response is the HPA Axis, that causes cortisol to be released to increase blood pressure amongst other things. Now cortisol short term again, is fine…

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Pre-Conception

How to Fix your Long and Short Cycle

…the thing – we cannot survive without our stress hormone cortisol, others we can live without, albeit not happily, but cortisol is integral, and therefore takes precedents of all the…

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General Wellness

Got Cold Sores?

…levels of the stress hormone cortisol in some people. Early research indicates that it may even help improve symptoms in people with schizophrenia. One study found that it blocked receptors…

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General Wellness

MTHFR – Say What?

If you’ve just discovered or heard about methylation and feel somewhat clueless (yep, been there myself) make sure you also have a read of Methylation, MTHFR – WTF? If you’ve…

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General Wellness

Supplements, They Mean Well…

…that said, we also cannot overlook the impact of stress and how cortisol eats away at the gut wall, further minimizing our absorption of nutrients. Supplements can be incredible, but…

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General Wellness

How Do I Test My Methylation?

…special blood tests as well. If you’ve been particularly stressed checking your cortisol levels and inflammatory markers can also be useful. The following tests help identify methylation issues: Checking your…

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General Wellness

Laugh… Whenever You Can!

…of pain. Clinical studies have shown that laughter decreases serum cortisol levels, increases T lymphocytes and increases the number of natural killer cells. Put simply, these results suggest that laughter…

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General Wellness

Methylation, MTHFR – WTF?

…methylation cycle is super sensitive to stress! When you are emotionally or physically stressed (and your cortisol levels increase), the enzymes slow down and the amount of SAM produced decreases….

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General Wellness

4 Great Reasons To Laugh Whenever You Can

cortisol levels, increases T lymphocytes, and increases the number of natural killer cells. Put simply, these results suggest that laughter decreases stress hormones and stimulates the immune system.4 3. Helps…

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