More Than Just Beauty Sleep

Are you proud that you sleep only a few hours each night? Do you think you’re the model of efficiency because you “only need four hours of sleep?” Maybe you know you need more sleep, but don’t make it a priority because you don’t know how critical it is to your health. We know that […]

Stress and Your Gut – Part 2

Last week we learned how stress can affect your digestion.  That’s just the beginning of the story of what stress can do your intestines. Stress can come from within, as a reaction to everyday pressures, which raises our levels of stress hormones.  As I mentioned in the first post in this series, chronic high cortisol […]

Stress and Your Gut (Part 1)

Last week we learned about the role of your adrenal glands in keeping up your energy so you can keep up with life. Did you know that these two little glands are important to our overall health in lots of other ways?  Having weak adrenals often affects our digestion and our gastrointestinal health. Your ongoing […]

Stress and Your Energy

Has your tolerance for stress dwindled lately?  Are you unable to function without coffee?  Do you feel burned out? You bad attitude and lack of energy may not be all your fault — it may be your stress hormones. We have two adrenal glands, which are walnut-sized organs that sit on top of each kidney.  […]