Chapter 11: Relieving Stress

212 Stress produces cardiovascular deterioration: PNAS. 1997;94:P9960 et al.; J Nutr Health Aging. 2004;8(3):163-74. Bourre JM et al.; J Med Genet. 2006 Oct;43(10):e52. Lehmann DJ et al.; FEBS Lett. 2006 Dec 11;580(28-29):6730-40. Lu J et al.
212 Oxidative Stress markers decrease immunity: Neurology. 2006 Oct 24;67(8):1370-6. Morris MC et al.; J Nutr Health Aging. 2004;8(3):163-74. Bourre JM.
212 Chronic activation of stress response leads to wear and tear and predisposes to disease: Proc Biol Sci. 2006 Apr 7;273(1588):881-5. Hadany L et al.
212 Stress elevates blood pressure: J Hum Hypertens. 2003 Dec;17(12):829-40. Schneider GM et al.; Croat Med J. 2006 Jun;47(3):416-23. Santic Z et al.
212 Stress increases memory loss: FASEB J. 2006 Apr;20(6):729-31. Jeong YH.; J Neurosci. 2006 Mar 22;26(12):3309-18. Son GH et al.; Psychol Aging. 2006 Jun;21(2):424-9. Neupert SD.; Biol Psychiatry. 2006 Oct 1;60(7):722-9. Morgan CA et al.
212 Stress increases Oxidative Stress: Rinsho Byori. 2005 Feb;53(2):155-9. Shioji I.; Biochem Biophys Res Commun. 2006 Oct 20;349(2):775-80. Miyashita T et al.
212 Stress increases risk of breast cancer: Am J Epidemiol. 2003 Mar 1;157(5):415-23. Lillberg K et al.
212 Stress increases back pain: J Occup Environ Med. 2006 Jun;48(6):607-14. Feuerstein M et al.
212 Stress increases headache: Headache. 2006 Oct;46(9):1377-86. Nash JM et al.
212 Stress increases hair loss: Dermatology. 2006;213(1):44-5. Atefi N et al.
212 Holding breath shown to reduce oxidative stress and acidity in blood: Respir Physiol Neurobiol. 2002 Oct 23;133(1-2):121-30. Joulia F et al.
220 Women with chronic fatigue syndrome show adrenal glands decreases 50%: Cell Mol Biol Lett. 2005;10(4):669-76. Haider S et al.
223 Yoga and meditation improve endo thelial function: Clin Cardiol. 2006 Sep;29(9):393-8. Sivasankaran S.
225 DHEA counterbalances negative affects of high cortisol:Treat Endocrinol. 2005;4(2):95-114. Cameron DR.; Encephale. 2002 Mar-Apr;28(2):139-46. Boudarene M et al.
225 DHEA increases progesterone, alloprenenolone, and endorphin production: Fertil Steril. 2003 Dec;80(6):1495-501. Genazzani AD et al.
226 Melatonin lowers levels of nighttime cortisol and avoid further adrenal deterioration: Med Sci Monit. 2005 Jun;11(6):CR284-288. Mazzoccoli G et al.; J Physiol. 2004 Feb 1;554(Pt 3):841-56. Torres-Farfan C et al et al.
226 Women in Adrenal Over-Production group can benefit by correcting HGH deficiency: Neuroscience. 2004;123(2):429-40. Molteni R et al.
228 Hydrocortisol can bridge body’s need for cortisol while adrenal gland recovers: Journal Clinic Endo & Metab. 2001 Aug;86(8):3545-3554. Cleare AJ et al.; Psychophysiology. 2006 Nov;43(6):653-6. Tops M et al.

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