No matter what you do for a living, you likely face varying amounts of stress every day. While some things take up more of your resources than others, it is not always possible to remove these big stressors from your life. Stress is a healthy response, designed by the body to motivate and inspire change, whether it be finishing an assignment minutes before a deadline, or sweeping your child away from an oncoming car. However, a lower level of ongoing day-to-day chronic stress can wreak more havoc on the body than good. Here are some warning signs that you may need to do something about your stress:
In your first visit, Dr. Krysten will address all of your stressors and their impacts on your digestion, immune function, sleep patterns, energy levels, relationships, menstrual cycle, mental, emotional and physical function. Her ultimate goal is to help rebuild and reinforce the body’s natural ability to heal itself and remain resilient to these forces.
Treatment plans often include nutritional and dietary changes, botanical adrenal supports, acupuncture and mindfulness meditations, while considering the impacts on the whole body and future health.