May 26, 2021

5 Facts To Know About Stress And Its Effect On Health

5 Facts To Know About Stress And Its Effect On Health

Our guest is, Dr. Vikki Petersen, She is co-founder of Root Cause Medical Clinics. She’s a Certified Clinical Nutritionist, Chiropractor, and Certified Functional Medicine Practitioner.


Stress. We have all have it. Work, family, friends, pandemics... it seems as if our collective stress levels have seemed to hit an all-time high throughout this past year. While stress seems like an inevitable, natural response in our everyday lives at this point, it is important to know that it is actually wreaking havoc on your overall health and wellness. 

Dr. Vikki Petersen is co-founder of Root Cause Medical Clinics. She’s a Certified Clinical Nutritionist, Chiropractor, and Certified Functional Medicine Practitioner. She shares 5 facts to know about stress and its effect on health and what you can do to combat it. 

In this episode, you’ll learn:

  • Why Stress Causes a Major Imbalance in the Sympathetic & Parasympathetic Nervous System
  • Why Stress Prevents Production of Sex Hormones
  • How Stress Inhibits Melatonin Production
  • Why Under Stress, Your Body Eats Up More B Vitamins and Nutrients
  • How Stress Lowers Your Immune Response

Resources

Guest Website

Fit Mess Toolkit

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Dr. Vikki Petersen

Functional Medicine Practitioner

Dr. Vikki Petersen is co-founder of Root Cause Medical Clinics. She’s a Certified Clinical Nutritionist, Chiropractor, and Certified Functional Medicine Practitioner.