How to Reduce Inflammation in the Body: 5 Steps to Better Health and Well-Being

Inflammation is linked to a multitude of chronic health conditions like heart disease and COPD, but absence of disease doesn’t mean you’re not suffering from inflammation. In fact, inflammation can trigger a variety of symptoms and conditions such as fatigue, depression, irritable bowel syndrome, weight gain, allergies, recurring infections, and more. If you’re experiencing these or other symptoms […]

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What Causes Inflammation in the Body?

Inflammation is a crucial component of the body’s immune response, and it’s typically characterized by the swelling and redness, as well as warmth, at the site of a wound or infection. While inflammation resulting from an obvious external wound is easy to identify, inflammation can also occur inside the body – and it’s not as easy to […]

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How to Treat Dysbiosis (Gut Dysbiosis)

A Definition of Gut Dysbiosis So what is dysbiosis anyway? Your gut, or gastrointestinal tract, contains nearly four pounds of bacteria. When these bacteria work together well, people’s digestion and overall health are better. But, when there is a disruption in the balance of beneficial and harmful bacteria in the gut, people experience dysbiosis. This […]

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What Does Stress Do to Your Body?

A Definition of Stress Stress is the way the body responds to demands. While we most often refer to stress as a negative factor in our lives, stress is not always bad. Stress may be positive or negative, as determined by the event and the response to it. Eustress, or positive stress, is motivating and […]

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50 Must-Read Stress Management Articles and Blogs

Stress affects your health in ways that you may not even be aware of, from headaches, to insomnia, to decreased productivity. Stress may impact your mood, your behavior, your relationships, and your work. In short, stress can affect every aspect of your life. In fact, nearly 70% of doctor visits and 80% of serious illnesses may […]

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Stress Management Tips: 50 Expert Techniques and Strategies for Coping with and Preventing Stress

Effective stress management is a challenge for many adults, whether you’re a busy professional juggling meetings and clients, trying to find the balance between work and family, or a parent who manages your household on a day-to-day basis and coordinates your children’s activity schedules, PTO meetings, and volunteer projects, it seems no one is exempt […]

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What Causes Extreme or Chronic Fatigue (and What are Some Treatments)?

A Definition of Extreme (or Chronic) Fatigue Fatigue that is persistent in nature, does not improve with adequate rest, and hinders a person’s ability to carry out normal, daily activities is referred to as chronic fatigue. Such fatigue is accompanied by other symptoms that can include sleep abnormalities, problems with memory, headaches, trouble concentrating, pain, weakness […]

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What is Stress Management?

A Definition of Stress and Stress Management Stress is a reaction your body experiences as a result of a demanding circumstance or event that requires immediate action and attention. Specifically, this reaction causes your nervous system to produce hormones (adrenaline and cortisol) and results in quickened breathing, a faster heartbeat, tightening muscles and even a […]

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