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The HPA Axis Dysfunction Diet: How to Use Nutrition to Support a Balanced Stress Response
HPA axis dysfunction has far-reaching impacts on your health, but following a strategic HPA axis dysfunction diet may help you recover. Here’s how you can use nutrition to support your HPA axis and stress response.
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Health Coaching and Stress Management: A Framework for Understanding and Managing Your Stress
In the right context, stress is helpful—but chronic stress has lasting health consequences. Check out this article for strategies on managing your stress with help from health coach Will Welch.
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Sympathetic vs. Parasympathetic State: How Stress Affects Your Health
If you’re chronically stressed, your body is spending too much time in the sympathetic state, rather than the parasympathetic. Find out the difference between these two states and the impact long-term sympathetic activity has on...
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Estrogen in Men: Why You Need to Balance Your Hormones as You Age
Low testosterone in men is widely studied and discussed, but doctors often overlook the importance of balanced estrogen. Learn about estrogen and men’s health, and what to do if your levels aren’t in line.
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Can Chronic Stress Cause Hypothyroid Symptoms?
Are you one of the 20 million Americans with thyroid disease? You may be missing a piece of the thyroid puzzle—chronic stress. Learn about the stress–thyroid connection and get tips on reducing stress.
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5 Simple (But Powerful) Tools for Fighting Stress
We can't always avoid stress, but we can influence how it affects us. Learn the tools for changing how you experience it.
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Chronic Stress, Cortisol Resistance, and Modern Disease
You've heard of insulin resistance, leptin resistance, and possibly even thyroid resistance.  But have you heard of "cortisol resistance"?
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Can Autoimmune Disease Be Prevented and Reversed?
Autoimmune disease can be driven by a variety of catalysts including chronic stress and leaky gut.
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