Stress

Top 5 Acupressure Points for Stress

Health, Stress, Uncategorized

As discussed previously, stress is a major issue for fertility patients. Today, we will discuss the top 5 Acupressure points for Stress. Acupoints are points on the body that runs closest to the surface. Acupressure uses those acupoints to stimulate energy with massage. 1.LV3: This point is located about one and a half inches between the first and second toes where the point feels tender. This point is often used…

Why Acupuncture Relieves Stress-Acupuncture Dallas

Health, Stress

Acupuncture has long been associated with relieving stress, but now there is a new study that explains's acupuncture's benefit at the molecular level. Dr. Eshkevari, a professor at Georgetown University, and colleagues tested acupuncture on rats using needles. They had a control group with no added stress and no acupuncture, a group that received additional stress but no acupuncture and a group that received both stress and acupuncture. As discussed…

How does stress affect reproductive hormones

Health, Hormonal Imbalance, Infertility, Stress

Everyone knows that stress negatively impacts your health, but how many people realize exactly how much stress may be affecting your reproductive hormones? When your body feels stressed it naturally releases hormones such as cortisol, which is derived primarily from progesterone, a reproductive hormone. Cortisol is similar to another hormone is known as adrenaline(i.e that fight or flight feeling), that might help us escape from danger but can actually prohibit…