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Dangerous Oxidative stress

Nov 09, 2015

Dangerous Oxidative Stress

Oxidative stress is essentially an imbalance between the production of free radicals and the ability of the body to detoxify their harmful effects through antioxidants

An imbalance between free radicals and antioxidants is the underlying cause of Oxidative stress. Free radicals are bad compounds that destroys healthy cells and leads to a chain reaction of making other cells unhealthy. This reaction become root cause of many diseases.

Compounds that can make a free radical stable and slow the chain reaction are called Antioxidants. Antioxidant compounds destroys free radicals and increases production of healthy cells and immunity. Antioxidants include some vitamins such as vitamins C and E, some minerals such as selenium and flavonoids, which are found in plants. Fruits and vegetables are rich sources of antioxidants.

Impact of Oxidative stress on vaious organs of body
Know your body and your Stress Symptoms

Short term effects of stress

Dry mouth, Cool skin, Cold hands and feet, Increased sweating Rapid breathing, Faster heart rate, Tense muscles, Feelings of nausea, Diarrhea

Long term effects of stress

Migraine, Depression, Insomnia, Anxiety, Fatigue, Blood Pressure, Constipation, Mouth Ulcers, Infertility, Diabetes, Join Pain, Dementia

Behavioral stress symptoms

Emotional, Defensive Irritable, Irrational, Defensive, Hostile, Talking too fast, Talking too loud, Nail biting, Grinding teeth, Drumming fingers, Over reacting/

Do Something About It take Action

1. Avoid sugar and processed foods while balancing your blood surgar levels

2. Allow time for daily stress remedies: Exercise, Meditation, Talking with a friend, enjoying nature, Taking a walk

3. Avoid toxins - Choose organic foods and avoid cigarettes - Check your personal care and cleaning products for toxic ingredients and replace them with non-toxic alternatives


4. Increase the antioxidants you have in your system either by helping your body make more, or by consuming them in food or supplements

5. Eat foods that are high in Antioxidants

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