Don’t Let Stress Compromise Your Immune System!

Don’t Let Stress Compromise Your Immune System!

Because stress levels rise with every news headline, the time is right to make sure your neuroendocrine system is optimized to best support your body’s natural immune response.

Understanding your health history can help you work with a healthcare provider to implement the best drug-free way to balance your neurotransmitters and hormones to assure your immune response is optimal.

Studies Show the Connection between Stress and Immune Health

Studies continue to show us that there is a connection between our immune health and stress levels. Even the slight changes in our stress hormones impact our immunity, gut health, and neuroendocrine health. By lowering our stress hormones, we can improve our overall health and well-being. You can take action by:

  • Unplugging from work and social media when you can
  • Avoiding drinking and smoking
  • Getting enough sleep
  • Eating a healthy diet
  • Getting regular movement into your day

But sometimes, even when we take these steps – we can still use some support in managing stress and improving our immunity. 

The good news? We can work together to get you there. The first step is to get tested.

Once we know your hormone and neuroendocrine levels, we can create a plan of action toward lowering not only your stress but improving your immune health overall.

Guest Host: Emerge Podcast

I had the opportunity to sit down and chat with Dr. Alex Swenson-Ridley, DC, NBC-HWC, AMP and talk about how we can close the gap between the things we ‘know’ about what we need to do for our health and actually doing it. This discussion is specific to the concept of burnout, which is both on the rise in those ages 40-60 and affects far more women than men. We dive into what do we do if we find ourselves in mid-life, burnt out, and asking “what’s next?”

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