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Jane’s Blog Hair loss and Stress

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Jane’s Blog Hair loss and Stress

Since COVID 19 has made its way around the world everyone’s stress levels are through the roof! It's very common for hair to change in texture and thickness over the course of one's life. Hair loss can be the result of heredity, hormonal changes, medical conditions, medications, medical treatments and stress. Normally we all lose about 100 hairs per day, out of approximately 100,000 contained by the average scalp. The average lifespan of a single hair is 4 ½  years; the hair then falls out and is replaced within 6 months by a new hair. After the age of 30...

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Jane's Blog Stress and Infection

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Jane's Blog Stress and Infection

As the coronavirus Covid-19 continues to spread around the world and here in the United States we are all getting very stressed and anxious watching the headlines and wondering, “What is going to happen next?” For many people, the uncertainty surrounding coronavirus is the hardest thing to handle. Continuous stress not only affects us mentally but also physically too.   The body's stress-response system is usually self-limiting. Once a perceived threat has passed, hormone levels return to normal. As adrenaline and cortisol levels drop, your heart rate and blood pressure return to baseline levels, and other systems resume their regular...

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Jane's Blog Getting Kids Ready for School. Don't Wait!

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Jane's Blog Getting Kids Ready for School. Don't Wait!

Parents are loading up their children with notebooks, pencils, pens, new clothes, backpacks and other items which are considered the essentials to go back to school. Yet preparing the body and mind of children are really the most important essentials. It is not unusual for sleep, stress, focus, anxiety, nutrition, fatigue and health issues to develop (like a cold) or escalate (like asthma or ADHD). Let’s face it; today many children are experiencing difficulty focusing on what they are doing in and out of school. Some children have ADD / ADHD, others are multi-taskers, some are hypersensitive and easily distracted,...

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Jane's Blog Tiredat Work is Not Good!

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Jane's Blog Tiredat Work is Not Good!

Fatigue at work can affect your ability to think clearly, perform efficiently, feel mentally and physically stable and increases the likelihood of health problems, accidents, injuries and sometimes death. People who are fatigued often don’t recognize how fatigued they really are and continue to push their limits rather than resolving the problem. There are many reasons people are tired at work: Sleep issues, stress, diet, health problems, medications, depression, and too many responsibilities to name a few. SLEEP: Inadequate sleep diminishes our body’s ability to recharge, repair and recover physically and mentally. Chronic stress wears the adrenal glands (energy glands)...

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