• Finding Balance

    We can all relate to the feeling of stress. Something makes us nervous or scares us and our bodies respond with a faster heartbeat, sweat, and rapid breathing. This is all a product of our fight-or-flight reflex. Reacting to our environment, the brain floods the body with stress hormones such as adrenaline and cortisol, putting us on edge.

    The path to a healthy heart
    By C. Michael Gibson, MD