Recent Posts

Archive

Tags

Feeling wired and tired? 3 Simple ways to balance your stress hormone cortisol.

When we are stressed, our hormone cortisol increases to help us have the energy to deal with stress. It changes the way sugar is used, and shuts certain body systems off while turning others on. Cortisol saves us from the “stressors”, and when everything is back to normal, the body can repair itself. Chronic stress means cortisol is always being secreted, and the body cannot repair itself, which eventually leads to you burning out. Cortisol is secreted from the adrenal gland (a tiny gland that sits on top of the kidney). The name “adrenal fatigue” is not technically correct, as the adrenal gland is not getting tired, instead cortisol stores are getting low. Listed below are some of the most

The Power of Bone Broth

Bone broth has so many beneficial effects, I just had to write about it! I recommend it to almost everyone. Some things it helps with is leaky gut, food intolerances and allergies. It also improves joint health, reduces cellulite, boosts the immune system, reduces bloating and gas, and reduces inflammation of the gut and joints. Bottom line is bone broths are nutrient-dense, easy to digest, rich in flavour and they boost healing! Here are some of the reasons why bone broth is so amazing: It is rich in minerals that support the immune system. Contains healing building blocks such as collagen, glutamine, glycine and proline. Helps prevent food allergies. Contain minerals in forms that your bod

Why is being in “silence” healing? …Because of your Stress threshold.

With our over stimulated world silence is hard to find. We have become so accustomed to ambient “noise” that our system is constantly ON. Dealing with inputs of sounds, smells, lights, tastes, sensations ect, is a lot for the body to handle. The more you are stressed the more you do not have a good handle on your emotions. Its easier for you to swing from anger, to sadness, or have unreasonable reactions to small incidences. When we are thinking about lowing the stress in life, it is important to remember that every input to the body is stressful. I talk to my patients a lot about this concept of a stress threshold: There is only so much threshold for stress everyday before you get sick. So,

Active Care Health

1324 St Paul St, Kelowna, BC V1Y 2E1

250.861.6151

www.activecarehealth.com

  • Grey Facebook Icon
  • Grey Twitter Icon
  • Grey Instagram Icon
  • YouTube

​2020 | Crafted by Luma Creative Co.