Entries by Dr. Heather Tick

Stressed? Tips on How to Relax

Have you ever watched a video of a gazelle fleeing from a lion? That gazelle is in high-stress mode. Its heart rate and blood pressure shoot up. Its blood sugar level rockets upwards. Its digestive, reproductive, hormone, and immune systems shut down. When we’re stressed, our bodies respond the same way. Instead of short minutes, however, our […]