Stress is one of the most common reasons for visits to the doctor’s office.
When we are stressed, our body produces a hormone known as cortisol. This hormone gives us the energy we need to fight or flee from whatever it is that is inducing the stress.
Cortisol is great is when we need it. The problem we face today is neverending stress, thanks to fear-mongering, lack of sleep, overworking ourselves, and poor diet.
In this episode you will discover:
- The seven pillars of wellness
- Eight helpful hormones
- How cortisol and insulin are related
- The purpose of cholesterol
Meet Drs. Mark & Michele Sherwood
Drs. Mark and Michele Sherwood focus on complete healing, not disease management. They empower YOU to take control of your health through education, state-of-the-art diagnostic testing, and a personalized wellness plan. Michele Sherwood is a Doctor of Osteopathy (DO) and adopts a whole-person approach, which is outcome-based and looks at each individual need. Her aim is to obtain the highest level of function and to maintain it. Dr. Mark Sherwood is a Naturopathic Doctor (ND) and is on a mission to help you achieve wellness in every area of your life. Together, they have a successful medical practice, the Functional Medical Institute, books, including The Quest for Wellness, a television and radio program, and much more!
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