Stress Reliever – Natural Ways to Reduce Stress

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Natural Ways To Reduce Your Stress Levels

Do you ever feel that no matter how organized and driven you are, often times there simply aren’t enough hours in the day? Rarely do things ever go according to plan and when they don’t, we feel an extra dose of pressure to get to our meetings on time, pick up the kids, get your training session in, or whatever other commitment you’re stressing over because you have so much going on in your life, and the world around you is also piling it on – bring on a stress reliever!

Stress is not always a negative emotion. There is such a thing as healthy levels of stress and its these kinds of levels that motivate us to meet deadlines and complete tasks.

But it does not take much for those healthy levels to cross over to unhealthy kinds of stress, and that is when we are faced with a nasty list of negative mental, emotional, and physical effects and some healthy stress relievers can at times, come in handy.

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There are several types of stress that you should know about to identify them early and deal with it before it really begins to take a toll on your life.

Acute Stress

This is the most common type of stress for many of us. It is those odd moments that catch us off guard and elevates our stress levels for a brief period. Although this type of stress does not last a prolonged amount of time, a proper response is required so you can properly deal with the situation, whatever it may be. An example of acute stress could be someone cutting you off on the road while driving, or a sudden argument with a loved one.

Chronic Stress

Chronic stress is when things become a little more stressful and constant at the same time. This type of stress is also very common and if not dealt with properly, can lead to a person opting for temporary and even health-threatening solutions. Chronic stress occurs when the stress factors in a person’s life are so constant, their body does not know how to cope with it or regulate it, and as a result, maintains the consistently high level of stress.

The negative health impact that chronic stress can have on a person is severe and we will cover this a little later in this article. 

Emotional Stress

Unfortunately having your emotions all over the place is another form of stress. This can often occur when a relationship with a loved one or family member(s) are tedious or volatile. This state of stress can have a harder impact on a person’s emotions than the stress one would encounter in the workplace since it is a very personal type of stress and more emotions are involved.

Exhaustion / Physical Stress

Hitting the gym and working hard is great to relieve yourself of stress. But refusing to give your body adequate time to recover will result in your body constantly trying to catch up and get back to 100%. Overtraining is a sure-fire way to subject your body to exhaustion and excess physical stress, leaving you susceptible to injury and even lowered immune defenses.

The Consequences of Un-Managed Stress Levels

Letting elevated run rampant in your daily life will do more than occupy your mind and make you feel like you need more time and space. There are serious negative health impacts you can suffer from that could possibly lead to injury or even death:

  • Elevated blood pressure and cortisol production. Increased cortisol leads to inflammation in the body which has been connected to a long list of chronic diseases and lowered immune defenses.
  • The risk of heart disease, heart attack, and stroke are all linked to chronic stress.
  • Comfort foods as a response to emotional stress and lead to weight gain, poor self-image, and even more emotional distress/depression.
  • Inadequate rest can impact joints and cartilage and lead to severe muscle and ligament injuries.

Stress Reliever – Keep Stress At Bay With USANA Health Sciences

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While adding more hours to your day or creating your own safe space is out of the realm of what USANA does, it has developed a line of stress reliever supplements proven to help you tackle your symptoms of stress and help you feel calmer and collected when facing those testy moments.

These stress reliever products are made with all natural ingredients that have been used for hundreds of years in ancient Asia, India, and the Middle East, and have found their place in USANA’s newest supplement line thanks to the world class research and development team it employs.

USANA Calm Response: The Calming Power of Essential Oils for Stress Relief

For centuries, a therapeutic treatment known as aromatherapy was applied in situations where both mental, emotional, and sometimes physical healing was needed. Ancient medical practitioners would use essential oils derived from specific plants and spices, for their calming and immune-boosting effects.

Fast forward several thousand years and today science has proven what was once believed to be true. With the best research team in the industry, USANA Health Sciences has developed a revolutionary new topical balm called USANA Calm Response. This easy to apply balm sick contains lavender, ylang-ylang, bergamot, patchouli, and ho wood. These are 5 of the most potent essential oils for stress relief and help to promote a feeling of calmness and overall well being

USANA Stress Relief: The Power of Adaptogens

We’ve known for thousands of years that there are powerful stress reliever ingredients that are so beneficial to our bodies – but it’s only recently, that ancient wisdom has met modern day science and it’s been formed in easy to use, natural vitamin supplement from USANA.

This all-natural herbal supplement contains 3 incredible herbs (lemon balm, saffron, Ashwagandha) that help your body in several ways. All three contain powerful antioxidants that help protect your cells from becoming damaged due to oxidative stress. They also promote an overall sense of well-being and relaxation, and apart from that, help support the healthy function of your central nervous system and organs in the body.

No matter how hard you anticipate and organize, there are times where you are faced with stressful situations that are out of your control. You don’t have to go it alone when dealing with stress. USANA’s newest line of stress relief products are not just backed by science, they’re also all-natural, giving you a healthier option to prescription medication, and a healthier life for you to enjoy.

  • These statements have not been evaluated by the Food & Drug Administration. This product is not intended to diagnose, treat, cure, or prevent any disease.


  • Nutritionist and Wellness Advocate

    Dale is a Qualified Nutritionist and owner of two successful health businesses; Newlives Nutrition and My Action Project Ltd. Dale has been consulting in the health and wellness industry for over 20 years and is a well-known speaker and educator having consulted with thousands of individuals over the years as well as working alongside the New Zealand Fire Service and SAS Soldiers.

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