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Understanding Acute and Chronic Stress

Acute stress is the slam-on-the brakes kind of stress. It’s tied to a specific event that is perceived as either dangerous or demanding. Your body rallies around the emotional reaction of alarm and fear by preparing itself for fight or flight. In fact, that’s what the physical reaction is called: “the fight or flight response.” [...]

By |October 31st, 2015|Categories: Anxiety, PTSD|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , |Comments Off on Understanding Acute and Chronic Stress

The Physical Effects of Anxiety

Long-term, chronic stress leaches health out of your body. What is protective in the short term is toxic in the long term. Anxiety can have wreck havoc on your mental and emotional wellbeing, effecting your relationships and ability to function. Anxiety can also have a devastating effect on your physical body. Here are some of [...]

By |June 30th, 2014|Categories: Anxiety|Tags: , , , , |Comments Off on The Physical Effects of Anxiety

Rebuilding the Body’s Digestion System After an Eating Disorder

Eating disorders can wreak havoc on all aspects of a person’s life: their mental wellness, emotional balance, relationships with the people around them, and most certainly their physical body. Recovering from an eating disorder therefore requires comprehensive treatment in order to address each of these areas of a person’s life. Healing the physical body after [...]

By |May 8th, 2014|Categories: Recovery|Tags: , , , , |Comments Off on Rebuilding the Body’s Digestion System After an Eating Disorder