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007: Wellness Speaks About Stress

Research has also shown stress to be as problematic on the gut microbiome as a terrible diet…which is why it is so crucial to try to destress and keep control of your day to day stress.


Stress can also lead to chronically high cortisol levels. Most people know cortisol as the stress hormone, and for good reason. Any sort of stressful interaction raises your cortisol levels, and chronically raised cortisol can in turn lead to the chronic inflammation that we know is at the root of so many diseases.


Have a listen to hear some of our favorite ways to de-stress! 


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