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How Stress Hurts the Immune System – And What to Do About it (Video)

How Stress Hurts the Immune System – And What to Do About it (Video)

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Stress: it isn’t just in your head.

In this video, Dr. Erica Zelfand explains how our bodies respond to stress and how those reactions can wreak havoc on our immunological function, weight, blood sugar, heart health, and overall wellbeing. Topics covered include: the hypothalamic-pituitary-adrenal (HPA) axis, the adrenal glands, cortisol, adrenaline, and the effects of stress on our bodies. Dr. Zelfand also offers some easy, natural strategies for managing stress and supporting immune function.

 

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