Chronic Stress leads to chronic disease, shorter lifespan
When stress is encountered, a chain reaction occurs in the body that releases a surge of hormones (adrenaline and cortisol)
Cortisol suppresses the digestive and reproductive systems, alters the immune system and slows growth processes.
Chronic stress weakens the immune system and can lead to chronic disease, along with
Causes telomere shortening (increase aging)
Increases whole body inflammation
Like insulin resistance and leptin resistance, there is cortisol resistance
Chronically elevated cortisol
How to We Minimize chronic Stress
Sometimes I just lie on the floor and stare at fan
Smart Physical Acute Stress
“an organelle found in large numbers in most cells, in which the biochemical processes of respiration and energy production”
“People have always known that prolonged mitochondrial stress can be deleterious. But we discovered that when you stress mitochondria just a little, the mitochondrial stress signal is actually interpreted by the cell and animal as a survival strategy. It makes the animals completely stress-resistant and doubles their lifespan”
Suppresses the accumulation of damaged proteins that can occur in degenerative diseases, such as Alzheimer’s, Huntington’s and Parkinson’s diseases and amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS).
Recent research in longevity reveals the importance of healthy mitochondria
Mitochondria need to be challenge periodically
How do we challenge mitochondria
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