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Conquering Stress by Renewing Your Adrenals

Take a moment and imagine this scene with me.

It’s a Saturday afternoon, 72 degrees outside with a slight breeze, not a cloud in the sky. Stress1It’s one of those picture-perfect days that must be enjoyed to the fullest. You have packed a picnic lunch and decided to go for a hike by yourself. You are four hours into your hike and your muscles are just starting to get a little bit sore, when suddenly you come to a clearing. Set before you is a beautiful lake with water as still and calm as glass. You walk over to the water’s edge, take a deep breath in and lean down to scoop up a refreshing splash of water. You could not imagine a more peaceful, serene moment. Your stomach starts rumbling when suddenly you hear it…SNAP! Continue reading

Know Your Nutrients: DHEA

DHEA is short for dehydroepiandrosterone. Made by the adrenal glands located just above the kidneys, scientists have known about this hormone since 1934. Although more than 150 hormones are made by the adrenal glands, DHEA is the most abundant. Continue reading