Healthy with Jodi

Fight or Flight? Are your hormones out of control?

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.

Eyes/pupils: Constructed—-Dilated

Sleep: Vivid dreams—-Interrupted

Energy: Abundant—-Fatigued

Emotions: Happy, Connected, Satisfied—-Anxious, Impatient, Lonely.

Diet: Alkalizing: Organic green foods—-Acidic: fast food and refined sugars

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