Stress Reducing Foods

stress can be helped with these 7 foods

It can be hard juggling the demands of life and work commitments. Stress is almost inevitable. But it’s how you handle the stress that can be the difference between feeling you’re barely surviving to actually thriving. Stress is a health hazard that has been linked to everything from diabetes and high blood pressure to Alzheimer’s… Read more »

The Link Between Stress and Alzheimer’s

chronic stress associated with Alzheimer's in new studies

You know stress contributes to heart disease, digestive difficulties and sleep disorders such as insomnia. But now research has linked stress to Alzheimer’s disease.  And it’s not just any stress, it’s the daily stress – the ongoing, unrelenting stress you experience as you navigate life – that’s to blame. The University of California, San Diego… Read more »

Reduce Stress for Clearer Skin

stress is linked to inflammatory skin conditions

The way you’re feeling can actually have an affect on how you look. According to the American Academy of Dermatology, a variety of studies anecdotally link stress, depression and anxiety to an increase in skin, hair or nail problems, but proving the relationship between stress and inflammatory skin conditions, such as acne, psoriasis and rosacea… Read more »

How Stress Wreaks Havoc on Digestion

stress and digestion

Stress really takes a toll on your body. But have you ever considered that it can even affect your digestion? According to medical experts, stress can affect every part of the digestive system. In fact, the great German writer and philosopher, Johann Wolfgang von Goethe believed that the gut was the root of all human… Read more »

How Superhero Vitamin B Combats Stress

alleviate chronic stress naturally with vitamin b

We are all familiar with the feeling of stress. Sometimes stress can be a positive thing, motivating you to perform well at your piano recital or job interview. But often — like when you’re stuck in traffic or suffer financial loss — it’s a negative force. If you experience stress over a prolonged period of… Read more »

Reduce Stress at Your Desk

relieve stress at work with relaxation techniques at your desk

According to Forbes Magazine, the average business professional has 30 to 100 projects on their plate. Modern workers are interrupted seven times an hour and distracted up to 2.1 hours a day. And four out of ten people working at large companies are experiencing a major corporate restructuring, and therefore facing uncertainly about their futures…. Read more »

Stress Can Worsen Your Allergies

studies show stress can worsen allergies

Keep calm and reduce your allergies? According to a new study published in the journal, Annals of Allergy, Asthma & Immunology, there is an association between higher perceived stress and allergy flare-ups. Allergies occur when your immune system overreacts to a – generally harmless – foreign substance (allergen), launching chemicals such as histamines that provoke… Read more »

Study Finds More Stress = More Headaches

study confirms stress causes headaches of all kinds

Last month, German researchers confirmed what many people have suspected all along — that stress can lead to headaches. The study found that people who reported headaches had more stress compared to those who never reported headaches. Increasing stress resulted in more headaches of all types, but that effect was particularly pronounced in people with… Read more »

The Relationship Between Calcium, Magnesium and Stress

calcium magnesium and stress in the body

Introducing Team CalMax March Madness has begun and college basketball can’t have all the fun! So, here at Dr. Newton’s Naturals, we’re celebrating “March Gladness.” We created our own “bracket,” if you will, with four of our best sellers. Over the next three weeks employees from each team will use their chosen product daily and… Read more »

Stop the Madness: The Toll Stress Takes on Your Body

effects of stress on the body can be serious - how to reduce stress

The World Health Organization estimates that by the year 2020 heart disease and depression will be the number one and number two leading causes of disability in developed countries. Stress is the undeniable link between depression and heart disease. Depression is the leading cause of disability with more than 350 million people globally affected. In… Read more »