How To Feel Calm Even If You Are Stressed Out

Ultimately, stress is an evolutionary body response. It has been that way for thousands of years. The instinctive fight, flight or freeze response to stress. It presents in a couple of ways:

  • Acute stress is like an event, for example
    • Test. 
    • Speaking in front of an audience.
  • Chronic or an ongoing challenge, for example, 
    • Raising children
    • Driving to work
    • Financial pressures. 

Your response is the same no matter whether it is acute or chronic. Even if you don’t feel like you are stressed your body will be reacting. It does not have to be that way. You don’t have to suffer. 

Symptoms Of Stress

Stress can present a myriad of health symptoms:

  • Low energy. 
  • Difficulty sleeping. 
  • Poor memory. 
  • Concentration.
  • Mood changes.
  • Digestive disturbances, for example, IBS, constipation. 

Long term stress may lead to thyroid imbalances, hormonal issue, obesity, and a weak immune function. Stress can cause ill health, and that’s why it is essential to deal with it now. You will feel better. Learn the stragergies and apply them to your life and you will benefit for years to come. 

Epic Formula To Chill Out

A health care professional can offer a treatment plan specifically for your needs, to reduce the effects on your body and mind, and can help you manage life’s challenges. Here are some top nutrients that may benefit you in times of stress:

  • Magnesium: low level of magnesium in the body may make the effects of stress worse! Replenish your magnesium levels to support your nervous system.
  • B vitamins: Neurotransmitters need B vitamin to function to keep you in a good mood, and improve your energy levels.
  • Essential fatty acids: Are necessary as building blocks for the nervous system, and a healthy mood.
  • Herbal medicine: There are some medicinal herbs for calming both the nervous system and the adrenal, and provide effective relief from a wide range of mood or stress symptoms.

Diet And Lifestyle Tips To Combat Stress

Implement these simple strategies every day to keep on top of your stress:

  • Limit caffeine and alcohol.
  • Avoid refined carbs and sugar.
  • Start your day with protein to stabilised your blood sugar. 
  • Enjoy exercise and physical activity.
  • Do activities that make you feel good.
  • Meditation – set aside some time at least 30 minutes per day. 

Don’t Let Stress Get On Top Of You

So, you may not even think you are stressed. How does this happen, it is due to “hedonic adaptation” a state where your body learns over time to live with the stress as a being normal, but with any stress, your body may have an increased need for support nutrients. It may be beneficial to speak to a health care professional today about how you can protect and manage yourself from the effects of stress.

  

Personalised Q & A  

If there are any aspects of your symptoms, you would like to discuss or clarify, please feel free to contact me through this web site or if it is of a more private nature contact me through my direct email.
Ultimately, my goal is to provide you with the knowledge to make an informed decision on what would best support your health needs.

In wisdom and good health
Brendon.
Phone: +61 409 278 320

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Written by: Brendon Groves Clinical Naturopathic Practitioner and Founder of Groves Naturopathics
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