Cortisol

Cortisol And Adrenaline: The Stress Hormones Cortisol and Adrenaline are just two of the hormones our body uses in a stressful situation. Understanding what they do and how they affect us is all part of understanding stress and our reactions to it. Once you know what...

What is stress

 Do We Need It? What is stress? This is a common question and one which can be answered in several ways. You can talk about the actual physical response our body has to specific stimuli and how this can result in feeling stressed when our system is overloaded. You can...

Autonomic nervous system

Your autonomic nervous system may not be something that you have given a great deal of thought to and why should you, it’s on automatic pilot. However having a little knowledge about how it works and how stress affects it, is a good starting place to understanding our...