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Stress Stack

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Stressed out is a common phrase these days. While some stress is healthy, unwanted stress can be harmful. Basically, stress has been defined as a normal physical response to events that make you feel threatened or upset your balance in some way. It is your body's response and a wway of protecting you. When working properly, it helps you stay focused, energetic, and alert. However, stress overload may pose a wide variety of negative symptoms that may include memory problems, poor judgement, being anxious, moodiness, irritability, aches and pains, changes in eating behavior, sleeping problems, and among others. According to research or other evidence, the following self-care steps may be helpful.

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Probiotic supplements may help counteract stress's detrimental effect on the balance of intestinal bacteria.
Studies have shown that maca can reduce the negative effects of stress.
Ashwagandha may be helpful for reducing the effects of stress, including chronic psychological stress.
Follow label directions. Several studies have shown that a daily multivitamin-mineral supplement may help people better cope with chronic stress by improving concentration, mood, and energy levels.
2 to 3 grams per day of powdered root for 6 to 8 weeks, then stop 1 to 2 weeks, then resume if desired. Eleuthero appears to have antistress effects. Supplementing with an eleuthero extract led to higher quality-of-life measures in healthy elderly people, according to one study.
1.5 to 1.8 grams daily. Supplementing with omega-3 fatty acids, including DHA, may help improve responses to stress.
Take an extract supplying at least 1.6 mg daily of ginsenosides, along with a multivitamin. Supplementing with Asian ginseng has been shown to enhance feelings of well-being and improve quality of life in some studies.
100 to 3,000 mg daily. Studies have shown that supplementing with vitamin C helps to normalize stress-hormone levels.
170 mg daily of a standardized herbal extract. Rhodiola has been shown to promote feelings of well-being and support mental function.
150 mg for every 2.2 lbs (1 kg) of body weight, split into two doses taken before stressful activitiy (take the second dose 40 to 90 minutes after the first). Occasionally taking this amino acid before a stressful activity may help maintain your mental capacity.

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