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.

Sick Of Being Stressed Out?

It is not practical to advise people to avoid stress because we all have stress in our lives from one degree to another. What is practical, however, is to emphasise the importance of dealing with stress before it takes a...

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Coping With Stress

If we understand how stress affects us as an individual, and if we are prepared to makes the necessary changes to our lifestyle and diet, then we sure can mitigate the effects that stress has on our bodies. It is...

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Adrenal Fatigue FAQs

These are the most commonly asked questions about adrenal fatigue.

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Adrenal Fatigue Diet

The adrenal fatigue diet is a way of relieving stress on the HPA (stress) axis, that includes the hypothalamus, pituitary and adrenal glands by the use of specific foods consumed at the right time of day. Your adrenals generate hormones...

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People Are Our Biggest Stress In Life

        Did you know that the biggest stress we could face in life involves other people and relationships? It's called the apex stress.  

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