Stress & Your Health

Stress & Your Health

Stress is a fact of life. When you are under stress, the sympathetic nervous system is activated causing your heart rate to increase, which pushes more blood to the muscles, heart, and other important organs.  Your blood pressure goes up, you pupils dilate so that you can see better, your hearing becomes sharper, your muscle strength increases, and the lungs take in as much oxygen as possible.  Additionally, nutrients flood into your blood stream to insure that you have more energy. This culminates with.... 

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I Am Getting Older. Now What?

I Am Getting Older. Now What?

So you say you are getting older, your body is changing, you have lots of aches and pains, and nothing is the same—you can no longer exercise the way you used to, you don’t recover as quickly as you used to, and physical activity in general is getting harder and harder. That all may be true, but does it have to be like that? 

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