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Watch: Staying On Top Of Stress - How To Manage This Tricky Sensation

February 26, 2020 1 min read

Watch: Staying On Top Of Stress - How To Manage This Tricky Sensation

We focus mental health almost entirely on calming the mind, but we need to equally calm the gut -- and this is why. 

 

"When we are in a state of stress (also known as the fight or flight response) our digestion gets shut down."

 

In this state, our cortisol is released which can be damaging to the microflora in our gut. 

Stress can wreak havoc with our nervous system, our digestive capacity which in turn can mean that our hair, skin and nails don’t get the right nutrition to truly thrive. 

Additionally, when we are in a state of chronic stress, our digestive is impeded which means that we are not able to absorb the nutrients from our food which leads to lack of energy and also means we’re not getting the correct nutrition. 

The fight or flight response is the name given to the response in our body when we have a stressful situation - this enables our limbs to move quickly to get away from any danger.

 

"The issue we find is that many of us are living in a chronic state of ongoing stress, meaning that this fight or flight is nearly always on!"

 

It contains the goodness of approximately 6 billion bio-fermented broad strain probiotics per serve and is fermented over 28-days across 5 stages to deliver a targeted probiotic concentrate.    

Listen while Katherine Hay our Clinical Nutritionist takes us through this subject deeper.