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Eric Bakker Naturopath » Articles » Stress and Insomnia

Stress is a natural human emotion that affects everyone at some point in their lives. In truth, the human body is built to recognise and respond to stress. Your body develops physical and mental responses in response to changes or difficulties (stressors). That's what stress is. Your body's stress responses assist it in adapting to new surroundings. Stress can be beneficial in that it keeps us attentive, motivated, and prepared to avoid danger. A stress reaction, for example, may help your body work harder and stay awake longer if you have an important test coming up. When stressors persist without reprieve or moments of relaxation, it becomes a problem.

Adrenal Fatigue and Stress

Fatigue is one of the biggest reasons people come to see us as naturopaths. The problem is, fatigue is seen as a “non-descriptive” complaint that so many people present to their doctors with. It is easy to dismiss the tired...

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Fatigue Syndrome

Why Am I Tired All the Time? Understanding and Managing Fatigue In my naturopathic practice, at least half of all clients mention they suffer from fatigue. Understanding and managing fatigue is crucial for improving overall well-being. Let's explore the different...

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Adrenal Fatigue

At least 50% of adults who seek medical treatment self-diagnose as being afflicted with fatigue. This article will delve into one of the most common physiological reasons for chronic tiredness: hypo-adrenalism, also known as under-active or 'burned-out' adrenal glands. Many...

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Eating For Fatigue

Adrenal Fatigue Diet When eating for fatigue it is important to include into your diet  specific foods that are known to improve one's ability to deal with the effects of stress. The Adrenal Fatigue Diet targets the adrenal glands, which...

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Burnout

What Is Burnout? Hotels and restaurants, and education lead the field in burn-out. One in ten workers suffers from burn-out. In the hotel and restaurant sector, the proportion of people suffering from burn-out has increased substantially. Burn-out symptoms are most...

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How To DE-Stress

During these stressful times, it is vitally important that you look after your health and the health of those around you. Stress intensifies the demands on your body, and it consumes nutrients faster than food, toxic by-products rapidly build up,...

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