untitled“It’s probably just stress.” How many times have you uttered those words to yourself to dismiss a headache, pain or illness?

But stress is not “just” some benign complaint. Instead, it’s a powerful risk factor for disease, notes a recent commentary in The Journal of the American Medical Association.

Are you stressed, due to work, or lack thereof, to the economy, family, or life in general?  What methods do you use to reduce stress in your own life?  Adaptogenicity  is our body’s ability to deal better with stress.   And that we must!

Stress releases cortisol that weakens the body’s immune system and challenges us to be well, and to stay well.  A key factor in aging gracefully is the ability to shed stress, to enjoy life to the fullest, and to savor each and every day!  What is your stress IQ?