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Referring clients to access yoga, meditation and mindfulness services for the control and treatment of stress is supported by research.

Feb 29, 16

Research shows we emit a microbial cloud into our surroundings that is as unique as a fingerprint.

Feb 26, 16

Review the stress response and the evidence-based approaches to the natural treatment of stress and anxiety.

Feb 22, 16

Reviewing the safety of chromium following recent headlines claiming it may cause cancer 

Feb 18, 16

Medicinal fungi Cordyceps sinensis shows measurable results for stress markers in this recent study. 

Feb 15, 16

Our ability to cope with stress depends largely on the complex interactions between components of our hypothalamic-pituitary-adrenal axis (HPA axis). The adrenal cortex figures prominently in the manifestation of adrenal fatigue due to disregulation of the production of cortisol. Adrenal fatigue is not widely medically recognised, and lies somewhere between the underactivity of Addison’s disease and the overactivity of Cushing’s Disease, where cortisol levels lie at the extremes. 

Feb 08, 16

Historically, the adrenal glands have worked to keep us alive during times of stress  such as attacks by wild animals and long winters accompanied by limited food availability. Modern-day stressors are often very different, but are incredibly persistent. 

Feb 01, 16

The effectiveness of ubiquinol for ameliorating sperm density, morphology and motility are incredibly promising.

Jan 29, 16

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