Boosting Your Immune System Through Stress Management

Boosting Your Immune System Through Stress Management

Stress and the Immune System We’ve all been there. Studied all week for Finals Week, surviving on one hour of sleep each day and coffee.  Or working overtime for a month straight with very little rest and eating fast food.  At some point, you start to feel weak, and you start to sniffle. Soon you have a full-blown illness. The stress has compromised your immune system. The American Psychological Association (APA) recognizes that stress can severely weaken the immune system. Their statement is, “health can benefit from conscientious stress management.” The APA also states, “long-term or chronic stress, through too...

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Five Medication-Free Ways to Get Your ZZZs.

Five Medication-Free Ways to Get Your ZZZs.

What is Insomnia? If you’re finding yourself staring at the clock, watching the morning creep closer and closer with no sleep under your belt, know that you’re not alone. The inability to fall asleep or remain asleep is called insomnia. According to The American Institute of Stress, insomnia affects 3 million Americans. Unfortunately, stress and insomnia can occur together with one making the other worse and vice versa. This loop creates a vicious cycle. What Can Happen if You Don’t Get Enough Sleep?  Sleep is an essential function that the body needs to recuperate, heal, and maintain energy. While we...

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CalmiGo and PTSD: A Recent Study Shows Promising Results

CalmiGo and PTSD: A Recent Study Shows Promising Results

Millions of veterans in the United States and around the world struggle with Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) as a result of combat-related stress or another traumatic incident in their lives. PTSD can be very debilitating, resulting in difficulty sleeping, disturbing flashbacks, and severe anxiety.  The Study Recently, a nonprofit organization that supports Military Veterans with combat injuries conducted a study to check CalmiGo’s efficacy with army veterans with PTSD, and we wanted to share the results with you! The Procedure CalmiGo was distributed to 29 male Israeli army veterans who had PTSD and anxiety as a result of combat-related physical or mental...

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