Is there a relationship between stress and blood sugar levels? Ultimately, it comes down to answering the question, "Can stress affect blood sugar levels?"
Sugars affect our blood sugar but what does it mean if you were to look at mental health and eating sugar. When we have an increased amount of stress, this anxiety can raise our blood sugar levels. In this podcast episode of The Mental Minute, I look at the regulation of blood sugar levels and your stress responses.
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Heartburn Acid Reflux Remedy
For those of you with heartburn, indigestion, or acid reflux, you know that it can be painful and difficult to control. The way most people handle it is by first of all, assuming that it is caused by the body producing too much stomach acid and therefore, over-the-counter medications or Tums will solve the problem.
So how do you go about solving the issue, or is it even solvable? It's not unusual for pregnant women to have a severe bout of acid reflux, but is it caused by the same thing in everyone else? There is always the determinate factor of to take over-the-counter medications or simply live with the pain. How could this be? Did you know that the solutions the pharmaceutical industry says will provide relief actually might make the problems worse.
These podcasts are an extension of me sharing what I believe is the source to be healthy emotionally, mentally, physically, and spiritually: a strong gut.