Feeling out of Control? Balancing your hormones is key in any weight loss program. If we can not control the cortisol levels and support your adrenal glands, then proper digestion can’t happen. Let me help you find your “WHY” and dispel food myths and learn how to have a healthy relationship with food. Then weight loss is a side effect of Hormone Balance.
Where do you fall in the scope of the two modes below?
The Autonomic Nervous System:
Parasympathetic Mode verses Sympathetic Mode
Category: Parasympathetic Mode—-Sympathetic Mode
Purpose: Healing response—Protective response
Catchy Name: “Rest & digest”—-“Flight or fight”
Under Stress: Down regulated—-Regulated
Short term immune reaction: Down regulated—-Upregulated
Long-term immune response: Active, strong and resilient—-Inactive, weak and exhausted
Nervous System: Calm, clear, even—-Anxious, reactive, charged.
Blood distribution: Digestive muscles, core—-Skeletal muscles, extremities.
Muscles: Relaxed and pliable—-Tense, contracted and rigid.
Neurotransmitters: Acetylcholine, GABA, Serotonin—-Epinephrine and Norepinephrine
Hormones: Insulin like growth factor, Melatonin—-Cortisol, Epinephrine
Sweat, Tears, Saliva, Enzymes: Present—-Absent, dry
Natural breathing: Deep abdominal—-Shallow chest and neck.
Sleep: Vivid dreams—-Interrupted
Emotions: Happy, Connected, Satisfied—-Anxious, Impatient, Lonely.
Diet: Alkalizing: Organic green foods—-Acidic: fast food and refined sugars