Stress Reduction

  Why Would Stress make us sick? Why would an emotional feeling cause havoc in our body? Stress is not only in your head and not only a feeling! Stress is a physiological response to a threat to the body, such as hunger, physical harm, sleep deprivation, or an overload of emotions or tasks. When stresses happen, the body responds physically by constricting blood vessels, increasing blood pressure and breathing, and increasing hormones such as cortisol and adrenaline into the blood stream. Over time being stressed can lead to health problems. Chronic stress or prolonged stress can lead to behavior Continue reading →