Need to Stay Focused While Stressed? Time for Greek Mountain Tea.

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The Study Abstract: Wightman EL, Jackson PA, Khan J, et al. The Acute and Chronic Cognitive and Cerebral Blood Flow Effects of a Sideritis scardica (Greek Mountain Tea) Extract: A Double Blind, Randomized, Placebo Controlled, Parallel Groups Study in Healthy Humans. Nutrients. 2018;10(8):955. Background: The presence of polyphenols such as hydroxy-cinnamic acids and flavonoids in Sideritis scardica (Greek mountain tea) is likely responsible for the …

Struggling with Weight Loss?

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It’s frustrating: no matter what you try, you can’t seem to lose weight. Adopting a healthy low-calorie diet and regular exercise isn’t doing the trick. As a result, you may be left feeling hopeless. But there is hope! Instead of focusing on the scale, try a different approach that addresses the possible underlying cause of your weight struggles: your adrenals. …

Coping with Autoimmune Disease

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Did you know that autoimmune conditions are now among the most common diseases? More than 24 million Americans are afflicted by some type of autoimmune disease, with women being diagnosed at twice the rate of men. And while autoimmune ailments may go by different names—for example, type 1 diabetes, rheumatoid arthritis (RA), celiac disease, lupus, and inflammatory bowel disease (IBD)—they …

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Tracking Stress for Better Health Move over Fitbits and smartwatches! Stress trackers—the latest in wearable health-and-fitness technology—are having a moment. Stress has a tremendous impact on your overall well-being, with unhealthy levels of stress-induced hormones like adrenaline and cortisol often leading to illness and chronic disease. Stress trackers to the rescue! These smart devices can monitor your body’s physiological stress …

Beat Burnout

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Does a steady stream of stress have you feeling helpless, apathetic, and totally exhausted? If so, you could be well on your way to burnout. Today’s “hustle culture,” with its wall-to-wall stress, has significantly increased the number of people feeling used up and empty. In one 2021 survey of 1,500 American workers, more than half said they were feeling burned …

Stress Less!

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Your life is full of stressors that are often impossible to avoid. From work deadlines to that pile of bills to your endless to-do list, it’s no wonder you feel stressed out much of the time. You might have trouble sleeping, find it difficult to focus, or suffer from recurring digestive issues. That’s because non-stop stress can take a toll …

The #1 Way to Reclaim Your Energy

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Fatigue and a general lack of energy are top complaints in doctors’ offices across the nation. But because fatigue isn’t a cut-and-dry disease they can test for, most healthcare providers are at a loss for practical ways to tackle the problem. The truth is, low energy levels are most often due to our overbooked, on-the-go, modern way of life—and the …

Global Solutions to Seasonal Stress

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Ever think of running away to escape the stress of modern American life? The truth is—stress is not relegated to one country. We don’t live on a stress-free planet—especially during the holidays. People around the world are embracing the idea of dealing with stress through various, innovative methods. Take this stroll around the world to see if there are some …