I’m sure you know the feeling…you can’t stop looking in the mirror; you’re hyper-aware of your skin, maybe it feels warm, looks red.
The thoughts start rolling.
You’re worrying about the friends you’re meeting up with in a couple of days, the work colleagues you’ll see tomorrow, or the classmates at school.
All of this creates a fight or flight stress response by the sympathetic nervous system in the body which sets you up for:
- Increased inflammation
- Slowed digestion
- Increased cortisol
- Decreased progesterone
- Blood sugar imbalance
- Sugar cravings
- Dysbiosis and candida
- Negative mental patterns
And maybe you already know that, but you still can’t seem to shut off the thoughts and emotions. It’s hard, I know!
For most of us who have suffered with skin issues, you’ve been here. [Read more…]