Omega 3 fatty acids lowers the response to stress.

Omega 3 fatty acids lowers the response to stress.

Posted by:  Didrik Sopler, Ph.D., L.Ac.
  Stress affects the body in many ways. The body usually deals effectively with acute stress. Chronic stress however affects the body negatively and can even accelerate aging. This randomized, controlled study examined the impact of omega-3 supplementation on cellular aging-related biomarkers following a laboratory speech stressor (Madison AA, et...
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Do you want to react less to anxiety provoking stimuli?

Do you want to react less to anxiety provoking stimuli?

Posted by:  Didrik Sopler, Ph.D., L.Ac.
"The world can be a stressful place, and that is most likely not going to change anytime soon. The solution is to get to a state where we are not affected much by things that cause most people to react with anxiety. Is that possible or just wishful thinking?  ...
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Oxidative stress is involved in cognitive impairment and Alzheimer’s Disease

Oxidative stress is involved in cognitive impairment and Alzheimer’s Disease

Posted by:  Didrik Sopler, Ph.D., L.Ac.
Increased oxidative stress has been documented in the frontal cortex in individuals with Alzheimer’s disease and in patients with mild cognitive impairment (Ansari, MA 2010).  One of the emerging causative factors associated with Alzheimer’s pathology is oxidative stress. This AD-related increase in oxidative stress has been attributed to decreased levels...
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What damage can high blood sugar and oxidative stress cause?

It is common knowledge that having high blood sugar levels is damaging to our health, but in what way is it harmful to us?   Having high blood glucose levels causes oxidation of glucose and a reaction causing glycation of proteins.  These reactions cause tissue damage and create a lot...
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Stress shortens your telomeres...but why does that matter?

Stress shortens your telomeres...but why does that matter?

Posted by:  Didrik Sopler, Ph.D., L.Ac.
"A telomere is a region of repetitive nucleotides consisting of DNA and RNA at the end of a chromosome that protects the chromosome from deterioration. Shorter telomeres are known to determine cell longevity and shorter telomeres lead to a shorter lifespan.  Telomeres can therefore give us information on how fast...
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Are you stressed? It may affect your gastrointestinal tract.

Posted by:  Didrik Sopler
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How psychological hardiness and resilience affects cardiovascular risk?

Posted by:  Didrik Sopler
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Stress can counteract benefits of healthy meals.

Posted by:  Didrik Sopler
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Increase your stress resistance.

Posted by:  tissuerecovery Admin
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Stress can store fat around your waist. This is why.

Posted by:  Didrik Sopler
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Less stressed in 60 seconds.

Posted by:  Didrik Sopler
Stress is causing anxiety and tension, and who likes that. Would it not be nice if you could reduce both anxiety and tension quickly when you need to? There is research showing that pressure on certain areas(points on the ear) will reduce anxiety (Kober A, et al. 2003). Patients who...
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