How Chronic Stress Damages The Brain

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Stress is an all-too-familiar component of modern life. Stress manifests itself in a multitude of ways daily. It could be the strain of juggling family, career, and school obligations. It could be about your health, your finances, or your relationships. As humanss when we are confronted with a possible threat, our brains and body mobilize... Continue Reading →

Understanding how the body responds to stress

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Stress is a biological and psychological response experienced when confronted with a situation we believe we lack the tools to deal with. A stressor is a stimulus (or danger) that induces stress, such as an exam, divorce, the death of a loved one, moving, or job loss. Sudden and intense stress usually results in: Heart... Continue Reading →

The Importance of Measuring Your Heart Rate Variability (HRV)

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Heart rate variability (HRV) appears to be on everyone's mind these days, at least those interested in tracking their own or their customers' sleep, recovery, performance, or overall health. The phenomenon is not new in and of itself, but its application in everyday language and on widely available gadgets is a relatively recent development. HRV... Continue Reading →

How chronic stress compromises the immune system

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Overview Stress is your body's reaction to a real or imagined threat. Some stress is good for you since it motivates you to take action, such as seeking work after being fired. Too much stress, on the other hand, might depress your immune system and make you more susceptible to illness. Prolonged stress can also... Continue Reading →

Magnesium for relaxation and stress

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Magnesium is the 12th element on the periodic table, the 8th most prevalent element in the universe (and the 7th most abundant element on Earth), and a miraculous health supplement. Magnesium is my very favourite mineral.Why? For one thing, supplementary magnesium was the first supplement that genuinely helped me with the uncomfortable symptoms of HPA-axis... Continue Reading →

Importance of magnesium.

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Magnesium is the 12th element on the periodic table, the 8th most prevalent element in the universe (and the 7th most abundant element on Earth), and a miraculous health supplement. Magnesium is my very favourite mineral.Why? For one thing, supplementary magnesium was the first supplement that genuinely helped me with the uncomfortable symptoms of HPA-axis... Continue Reading →

Gaba Supplements and Relaxation

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People take GABA supplements for a variety of reasons.Because of GABA's natural calming impact on the brain, there have been several claims about the usage of GABA supplements to alleviate stress. Excessive stress has been related to poor sleep, a weakened immune system, and an increased risk of depression, among other things. Here's a closer... Continue Reading →

Using HRV To Recover From A Workout

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Why is it that an athlete may have the best game of their life one day and then play like rubbish the next?TODD STEWART'SBrett and Justin, two sprinters, are on the starting line. Both are 6 feet 2 and 180 pounds and are often regarded as the top sprinters in the northern hemisphere. The difference... Continue Reading →

HRV and Exercise

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THE AUTONOMIC NERVOUS SYSTEM AND HRVAlthough HRV appears to be a function of your heart rate, it is a function of your neural system. Your autonomic nervous system, which regulates involuntary parts of your physiology, is divided into two branches: parasympathetic (deactivating) and sympathetic (activating) (activating). The parasympathetic nervous system (also known as "rest and... Continue Reading →

Understanding Burnout and Why It Happens

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Burnout is a state of emotional, bodily, and mental weariness brought on by continuous and severe stress. It happens when you are overburdened, emotionally exhausted, and unable to satisfy incessant expectations. As the stress mounts, you begin to lose interest and motivation for taking on a specific task in the first place. Burnout saps your... Continue Reading →

Heart rate variability (HRV) is the key to avoiding chronic stress/burnout

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Several studies have found that both acute and chronic psychosocial stress impairs heart rate variability (HRV). Individuals suffering from burnout are likely to have lower HRV as a result of long-term stress exposure. This study looked at HRV in 54 patients with clinical burnout (40 women and 14 men), 55 people with low burnout scores... Continue Reading →

Stress and Allostatic Load

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The effect of stress on the brain contributes the most to the allostatic burden. Allostasis is a system that aids in the achievement of homeostasis. Homeostasis is the regulation of physiological processes through which systems in the body respond to their internal condition as well as the external environment. The concept of anticipation refers to... Continue Reading →

Hormesis/Eustress Is The Key To Achieving Optimal Health

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Hormesis is a biphasic or triphasic response to increasing levels of a chemical or condition observed in many biological systems. [1] There is often a beneficial physical response to mild toxicity levels and other stresses within the hormetic zone. The term hormesis is derived from the Greek hórmsis, which means "fast motion, eagerness," and from... Continue Reading →

HRV Is The More Important Than, Heart Rate, When Determining Stress Levels

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Information is knowledge, and significant IT corporations understand the importance of data collection and tracking. It is now possible to monitor and track a wide range of data when it comes to your health. We can monitor our weight, blood pressure, number of steps, calories, heart rate, and blood sugar from the convenience of our... Continue Reading →

Signs of Overtiredness

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If you find yourself stifling yawns at 2 p.m. meetings and passing out cold during movie previews, you're already depleted. However, there is a significant difference between being pooped out and being weary - and the indications aren't as evident as simply feeling sleepy. It's critical to understand the distinction because tiredness can be deadly.... Continue Reading →

Different Forms Of Stress

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Many people live with stress daily. It is a natural reaction to high-pressure conditions and can even be helpful in short amounts. On the other hand, constant pressure can lead to both physical and emotional health problems over time. As a result, it's critical to regulate your stress levels and keep relaxed (The Stress Management... Continue Reading →

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