Did you know 75%-90% of human diseases is linked to stress? Physiological stress is the body’s response to a challenge or threat whether it be physical or psychological. When the human body responds to stress, it activates the sympathetic nervous system and hypothalamic-pituitary-adrenal axis. These two mechanisms are activated to protect us from the perceived stressor. However, chronic activations of these mechanisms secondary to exposure to stress cause disruption of neurochemical, neurotransmitter, and hormonal homeostasis leading to many diseases.
How to Improve Your Life with Korean Wellness:
Looking for a way to achieve overall wellness and balance in your life? In Traditional Eastern Medicine this type of harmonious and vital equilibrium is referred to as Qi. It utilizes the body’s natural healing process to restore the body and prevent it from various ailments. Koreans are always striving to achieve Qi which can be attained in many forms — it has its roots in Traditional Korean medicine but also utilizes skincare, diet, herbal remedies, exercise, and sleep. Find out how you can create your best Qi with these Korean Wellness recommendations.