Nourished Soul Podcast Ep. 2 | Psychological Stress and Physical Health + Simple Ways to Manage Your Stress Levels

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Today's episode is all about the connection between mental health (more specifically psychological stress) and
physical health. We'll divine in to how the body responds to stress, how chronic stress leads to health issues and how we can better cope with our stress. Enjoy!
- Steph

Mentioned in this podcast:
New fav protein powder: Ghost Lifestyle PB Cereal Milk Whey

Research Sources About Stress & Human Health:

Boone, J. L., & Anthony, J. P. (2003). Evaluating the Impact of Stress on Systemic Disease: The MOST Protocol in Primary Care. J Am Osteopath Assoc,Vol. 103(No. 5), 239-246. Retrieved February 26, 2019, from https://jaoa.org/article.aspx?articleid=2092899.

Chida, Y., & Steptoe, A. (2008). Positive psychological well-being and mortality: A quantitative review of prospective observational studies. Psychosomatic Medicine,70(7), 741-756. Retrieved March 5, 2019, from https://journals.lww.com/psychosomaticmedicine/Abstract/2008/09000/Positive_Psychological_Well_Being_and_Mortality__A.1.aspx.

Kivimäki, M., Leino-Arjas, P., Luukkonen, R., Riihimäki, H., Vahtera, J., & Kirjonen, J. (2002). Work stress and risk of cardiovascular mortality: Prospective cohort study of industrial employees. BMJ. Retrieved March 4, 2019, from https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC129630/.

Konturek, P., Brzozowski, T., & Konturek, S. (2011). Stress and the gut: Pathophysiology, clinical consequences, diagnostic approach and treatment options. Journal of Physiology and Pharmacology,62(6), 591-599. Retrieved March 1, 2019, from http://www.jpp.krakow.pl/journal/archive/12_11/pdf/591_12_11_article.pdf

Valsamakis, G., Chrousos, G., & Mastorakos, G. (2019). Stress, female reproduction and pregnancy. Psychoeuroendocrinology,100, 48-57. Retrieved March 9, 2019, from https://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0306453018305626.