27 May

Regardless of your age, occupation, or family in life everyone deals with stress. It is important to find healthy ways to deal with the stress and support our bodies. 

Physical Symptoms

It's easy to ignore the stress we feel. Sometimes stress becomes so common that we do not even recognize the physical symptoms that show us we are under stress. These symptoms are a warning signal that our body is giving us, similar to the "check engine" light on our car.

  • Low energy
  • Digestive issues such as diarrhea, constipation, bloating, nausea, and acid reflex
  • Headaches
  • Chest pain or rapid heart beat
  • Muscle aches and pains
  • Insomnia or troubles staying asleep
  • Frequent illnesses and infections
  • Irritability
  • Stuttering or difficulty speaking
  • Difficulty recalling common events or things
  • Tension in face, neck, or jaw

Long-term stress can wreak havoc on our mind and body. It can also effect our relationships, enjoyment of life, and productivity at work. Thankfully there are herbs that support our bodies during times of stress. In this post we will discuss some of the effects of stress on the body. In follow up posts we will look at 9 Adaptogen Herbs in more detail we can use to support our body. 

9 Adaptogen Herbs

  • Amla
  • Ashwaganda
  • Astragalus
  • Eleuthero
  • Ginseng
  • Holy Basil (Tulsi)
  • Maca
  • Rhodiola
  • Schisandra

Check back in as we explore these 9 herbs in more detail.

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