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Stress Reducing Tips To Help You Look And Feel Younger
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Stress Reducing Tips To Help You Look And Feel Younger

Did you know that stress is a major contributor in nearly all chronic diseases known to man today? Beyond that, it is depleting vital hormones, vitamins and minerals, making us tired, and aging our bodies and skin rapidly.

Minimizing the stress in your life as well as learning how to manage difficult situations when they arise can go a long way to make you healthier and happier.

Stress May Be a

Contributing Factor In

backaches and headaches

skin conditions including dry skin, rashes, eczema and psoriasis

insomnia and other sleep disorders

chronic fatigue syndrome & fibromyalgia

absence of menstruation/abnormal bleeding

hormone imbalance leading to fibroids, endometriosis, infertility

heart disease including high blood pressure, heart attacks, heart palpitations, and strokes

anxiety

depression

fatigue

digestive disorders including IBS and ulcers

frequent colds and infections due to lowered immune response

How To Manage Your Stress

Have your spine evaluated and adjusted by a chiropractor. A spine that is misaligned is prone to degeneration and puts stress on the nervous system. When the nervous system is stressed it can create dysfunction in all the systems of the body including the skin but especially the immune system.

Exercise on a regular basis

Learn stress reducing techniques such as relaxation breathing, meditation, yoga, and tai chi

Take regular breaks at work and get some fresh air

Maintain a diet rich in local, in season foods (organic if possible) including plenty of whole grains, fruits, vegetables, wild caught fish and protein sources such as legumes, nuts and seeds.

Get a massage

Take a vacation or spend time with loved ones

Make time for a hobby that you enjoy

Reducing the Stress On Your Skin

Stay well-hydrated by drinking plenty of filtered tap or spring water.

Avoid the use of harsh soaps which cause further drying of the skin

Eat lots of red and orange fruits (apples, oranges, plums, grapes, cherries, & peaches)

Reduce contact with skin irritants such as detergents, soaps, woolen materials, or cleaning fluids

Ensure a diet rich in Vitamins A, C, E, K and B complex by eating well and using nutritional supplements

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