Our body is a system in which all of the components are designed to work smoothly and in perfect balance with each other. The same way that one broken part can bring a car to a screeching halt, so can our bodily organs.
The last article was a short introduction to our HPA Axis. Traditionally viewed as the body’s “stress system”, it controls levels of cortisol and other important stress related hormones. But often, it too can brake.
Like a leaky Fukushima reactor, a disfunctional HPA Axis can slowly intoxicate our system for a period of time, stressing the entire body and mind. This extended overdrive in the HPA Axis will make you feel amped-up, irritable and cause you to be prone to snapping from a slightest irritant. What I’d like to share with you now are some effective measures to reset your HPA Axis activity and regain your sense of balance. [click to continue…]