5 Facts To Know About Stress And Its Effect On Health

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 and 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