Dr. Dawn Ericsson, M.D.
Dr. E’s Women’s Health Update: How Stress Affects Your Health
Long term stress can lead to serious medical issues. Here’s how to avoid that.
Are you feeling stressed? While the cause of your stress may come from outside influences – work, family, money, watching the TV news – the physical reaction to stress is internal.
Stress primarily triggers the adrenal gland and the thyroid gland. Your body’s adrenal glands and thyroid are interconnected in the body’s endocrine system and can collectively affect various physiological functions. Here’s a brief explanation of their interrelation:
It’s important to manage stress effectively to maintain overall health and well-being. Practicing stress-reduction techniques such as mindfulness, meditation, regular exercise, and adequate sleep can help support the health of both the adrenal glands and the thyroid. If you suspect any issues with your adrenal glands or thyroid, please consult a healthcare professional at Age Rejuvenation for proper evaluation and guidance on appropriate management and treatment options for women’s health.
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