Stress & Anxiety

Heat Stroke - Dr. Axe

7 Ways to Stay Cool & Prevent Heat Stroke Symptoms

Heat stroke is a medical emergency that occurs when the body can no longer cool itself. The body suffers from dehydration  because it can’t release internal heat into the environment, resulting in core temperatures of over 104 degrees Fahrenheit. The scary part is that most people aren’t aware that they are in danger of heat stroke — the most severe heat-related illness … Read More

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5 Breathing Exercises to Reduce Stress & Improve Sleep

What if there was a way to decrease stress, ease anxiety, improve sleep and boost your mood — and you could do it anywhere, at any time? How about also helping to relieve COPD and blood pressure problems? Interested? You’re in luck, because this already exists. It’s time to introduce breathing exercises into your daily routine. What Are Breathing Exercises & … Read More


Cannabidiol, or CBD, Benefits for Pain, Mental Illness & Anxiety

The use of medical marijuana continues to be an emotionally and politically charged issue. Although cannabis oil preparations have been used in medicine for millennia, the concern over the dangers of abuse led to the banning of the medicinal use of marijuana in the 1930s. Only recently, marijuana and chemically related compounds have come back to being considered of therapeutic value. … Read More


The 5-Step Approach to Effective Guided Meditation

Meditation has been described as being like “exercise for your brain.” And while basic forms of meditation can be really simple — for example, focusing on the sensations of your breath for a period of time — meditating is not always easy to actually do. This is especially true for beginners, which is where guided meditation can come in handy. … Read More

Qi deficiency - Dr. Axe

Tired and Stressed? You May Have a Qi Deficiency

As important as it is to comprehend the meaning of qi in order to fully understand Chinese philosophy as it pertains to health, there isn’t a literal equivalent in the Western world or an easy way to explain what it represents. In the U.S. and other Western nations, qi is much like what we think of as bodily “energy,” which is why … Read More


Always Stressed? Here Are 8 Natural Stress Relievers to Try Now

Stress: We all deal with it, yet we know how much better off we’d be — both physically and mentally — if we could only get it under control and find stress relievers that really work. While stress can be a positive, motivating factor at times (such as when you’re under pressure to perform well at work or to ace … Read More


Is Stress Sabotaging Your Diet and Fitness Goals?

Note from Dr. Axe: Here’s an article from my good friend Dr. Alex Loyd, author of the new book Beyond Willpower: The Secret Principle to Achieving Success in Life, Love, and Happiness. Enjoy his message about how to heal both mind and spirit. At any given moment, every one of your trillions of cells is either in growth or stress mode. … Read More

Natural remedies for anxiety - Dr. Axe

How to Relax & Find Calm: 15 Natural Remedies for Anxiety

Anxiety can be a disabling condition that’s accompanied by long-term stress and a decline in overall health. It contributes to many chronic diseases, even when treated with conventional medications. That’s why we need to use natural remedies for anxiety and other mood disorders that will address the root of the problem instead of putting a Band-Aid® on your symptoms. In fact, … Read More

Chronic stress - Dr. axe

10 Ways Chronic Stress is Killing Your Quality of Life

Stress. It’s an awful word and a worse feeling, isn’t it? The thing is stress isn’t all bad. Without it, we wouldn’t be motivated to protect ourselves or perform. A certain level of stress helps us to adapt to our environment and pushes us to excel. The stress that is worrisome is chronic stress, and it can affect you negatively … Read More