Stress and Life Extension
Stress is a physiological reaction that takes place in response to emotional reactions that occur during our daily lives.The reaction to stress is known as”Flight or Fight” reaction.It triggers a number of chemical reactions in our body which in turn trigger the production of chemical compounds that trigger illness or some unpleasant symptoms.
When the stress reaction are too frequent or it last for a long time there is accumulation of FREE RADICALS which as we know are the cause of serious illnesses that shorten our lives. s. Less stress,less free radicals,less illnesses and more years of a healthy life e The best way to check for stress is to check the function of the adrenal gland which works over time when you are stressed out. This gland produces certain chemical compounds that may cause several medical conditions such as High Blood Pressure, Anxiety,Poor Sleep,
Weight Gain ,Poor Concentration,Fatigue,Depression, Low Blood Sugar,
Tests to check adrenal function include saliva for cortisol, Urine for catecholamins, and saliva for ADHA.