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How physical stress takes a toll on everyday life

Author: Dr Bennett June 8, 2017 Body Workz Wellness

Physical stress occurs daily, but there are times when it is helpful. For example, it helps when you’re about to make a big presentation at work or take a difficult test. That rush of adrenaline can actually benefit you in those types of situations. However, when stress becomes too frequent of an occurrence and begins […]

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Protect your immune system from stress

Author: Dr Bennett June 1, 2017 Body Workz Wellness

Unrelenting, prolonged stress is called chronic stress. It happens in situations of constant worry – about work problems, family issues, etc. – and can be detrimental to your physical and mental health. Chronic stress causes anxiety, depression and sleep problems. It can also result in life-threatening issues such as heart disease, high blood pressure, digestive […]

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Sweet and Salty Cravings

Author: Dr Bennett May 25, 2017 Body Workz Wellness

It’s normal to experience cravings from time to time, but an intense need for something usually means your body is weak in a particular mineral, vitamin or nutrient. With so much processed food around us, it can be hard to determine what our bodies need when we experience a craving. Even though you are craving […]

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Understanding the different types of stress

Author: Dr Bennett May 18, 2017 Body Workz Wellness

Stress is how our bodies react to the external demands of life and events that cause emotional and physical duress. Most often when we think of stress, we recognize the emotional effects – but there is more to it. Types of stress: Chemical Emotional Physical Chemical stress – This imbalance of chemicals within the body […]

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How to combat emotional stress

Author: Dr Bennett May 11, 2017 Body Workz Wellness

Sometimes, it feels like you are completely helpless when it comes to stress. Emotional stress is especially painful and a challenge to handle. Work and family responsibilities can be very demanding. However, you have the ability to control how you handle situations; that’s the foundation of stress management. Taking charge of your thoughts, emotions, and […]

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How to combat physical stress

Author: Dr Bennett May 4, 2017 Body Workz Wellness

There are times when physical stress is helpful. For example, an adrenaline rush benefits you when you’re about to make a big presentation at work, take a big test or handle a sensitive situation. However, when stress becomes a frequent occurrence or a pattern that interferes with your ability to rest and relax, it’s the […]

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Hermosilla’s Deli Market

Author: Dr Bennett May 2, 2017 Eat Healthy Morgantown

Body Workz Wellness is all about finding balance, enjoying life, and living to your fullest. Our series, Eat Healthy Morgantown, focuses on finding local restaurants that make it easy to make healthy choices. One such restaurant is Hermosilla’s Deli Market, located in Fairmont. Name of your business: Hermosilla’s Deli Market Owners names: Patty Hermosilla Location: […]

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How to combat chemical stressors

Author: Dr Bennett April 27, 2017 Body Workz Wellness

In today’s world, you’re exposed to a lot of toxins on a daily basis. Think about the sprays and detergents you use to clean your home and clothes, for example. These household solvents contain any number of chemicals stressors that may or may not be harmful to you. Humans are exposed to a massive amount […]

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Why am I so Fatigued?

Author: Dr Bennett April 20, 2017 Body Workz Wellness

You know whether you’re tired from a few nights without rest, or whether it’s something more. Feeling fatigued is more than just feeling tired. The definition of fatigue is “extreme tiredness, typically resulting from mental or physical exertion or illness.” Fatigue isn’t just a spell of drowsiness; it’s an overwhelming sense of exhaustion. Adrenal Fatigue […]

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