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.

Stress Is A Nervous System Reaction

Does it feel like you are drowning in stress? You are not the only one!  Many aspects of life, including work, relationships, and financial concerns, can induce stress. And, when you're worried, it might make it difficult to deal with...

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Lack Of Sleep Can lead To A Shorter Life

Do you know somebody who boasts that they can get by on only a few hours of sleep a day? According to a leading neuroscientist from Oxford University, Professor Russel Foster, People who make such claims should be stigmatized like...

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Why Am I Tired And Stressed All The Time?

When stress builds up because of life's negative or challenging occurrences, you can become emotionally exhausted. Emotional weariness is the term for this. Emotional weariness is something that most people experience gradually.

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Learn From Yesterday, Live For Today, Plan For Tomorrow

There is nothing wrong about thinking of the past, enjoying your achievements, but remain focused always on the present - it's the world you live in right now. Many people daydream and think about what happened some time ago, what...

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Healthy Adrenal Glands Improve Survival In Breast Cancer

Generally speaking,  one needs to improve adrenal health, particularly if you have been diagnosed with breast cancer. Salivary cortisol studies have revealed compelling evidence.

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Stressing Your Children Out?

According to psychologists, parenting stress is the distress you experience when you feel you just can’t cope as a parent. The demands being placed on you are too high. You don’t have the resources to meet them (Deater-Deckard 1998; Holly...

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