8 Tips for Reducing Cortisol Levels

8 Tips for Reducing Cortisol Levels

Cortisol is a stress hormone released in the body. The main roles of cortisol are to raise blood sugar levels in preparation for the ‘fight or flight’ response and suppressing the immune system. Therefore, unless a person finds themselves in an emergency situation, it is best to keep one’s cortisol levels as low as possible. […]

7 Benefits of Massage Therapy

7 Benefits of Massage Therapy

Massage therapy is a treatment approach which is growing in demand and popularity. It was once considered an alternative or fringe approach, but it is now becoming much more mainstream. More importantly, now that massage therapy is considered a mainstream treatment option, many insurance companies provide coverage for treatment sessions. This form of therapy involves […]

Reduce Stress to Prevent Bloating for Flat Stomach

Reduce Stress to Prevent Bloating for Flat Stomach

Bloating can be triggered by many things including eating reheated pasta, drinking city water, and hormone fluctuation, just to name a very few. However, researchers are discovering the biggest cause of bloating could be stress. Activities which help to reduce stress levels can also help to decrease bloating, leading to the appearance of a flatter […]