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Monday, October 24, 2005

Stress & Supplementation, Part 4: Putting Supplements into Context

NB: the information in this article is for educational purposes only, and should not be read as medical advice. If you have any concerns about your diet or a particular supplement, please consult your healthcare professional

Over the previous three articles in this series, we’ve looked at how supplementing can help us manage our stress. We’ve looked at how replacing vital nutrients that the stress response uses up and/or leaches can help our bodies recover quicker from the damage getting stressed inflicts on them. We’ve also looked at herbs that will help us to feel more relaxed (and therefore less stressed), so that our stress responses become less intense. And in each article, we’ve included a caution against relying on supplements as the be-all and end-all of a stress management programme.

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