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Stress

The Word STRESS is such a common part of our vernacular that it has lost it’s importance.

So many people are suffering from stress it has become synonymous with the 21st Century. You don’t seem to get much sympathy these days from colleagues, friends or family if you suggest you are suffering from stress.

So what is stress?

Stress is the biological reaction to a “Stressor”.  The biological changes that occur within the body are known collectively as the “general adaption syndrome”.  There are 3 phasses to this:

1. Response

2. Resistance

3. Exhaustion

Stressors can be anything that creates a disturbance to the balance of your bodies biochemical environment.  Toxins, exposure to extreme temperatures, physical trauma, and emotional response to daily interactions.  This includes:- job pressure, keeping up with peer or parental expectations, arguments and financial pressure.

Our amazing bodies have mechanisms in place which