Self Care

Stress-less

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You could potentially be putting yourself at risk for cancer if you are under chronic stress. When your brain recognises there is a potential threat, it sends signals to your adrenal glands, which produce stress hormones such as adrenaline and cortisol to help kick-start the stress response.

This is fine if you have to dodge an oncoming car or explain a missed deadline to your boss, as the stress response sends blood to your brain and limbs to move or think fast and avoid danger. Continued exposure to stress is the problem. This presents a health risk.

Some of the theories on how prolonged stress can contribute to a person’s risk of developing cancer include:

  • Continued activation of the stress response and the hormones required to help the body cope over a long period could promote the development of cancer.
  • Chronic stress may also lead to chronic inflammation which can increase your risk for cancer.
  • Chronic stress may weaken your immune system which makes it difficult for the immune system to do its job.
  • Chronic stress can also cause people to turn to unhealthy lifestyle habits.

Annique has solutions to help combat stress and potentially reduce the risks associated with developing cancer and other diseases.

OptiCalm

  • Contains essential B vitamins and phospholipids to help calm and relax the body
  • Aids in improving memory, mood, and your ability to cope
  • Stress depletes the B vitamins in the body and this is why supplementation is crucial

*1-2 capsules per day (AM)

Superfood Brown

  • A powerful blend of 6 adaptogenic mushrooms to help the body enhance adrenal function, immunity, physical and mental endurance, and to prevent adrenal fatigue
  • Adrenal glands are fundamental and critical to our wellbeing as they produce hormones that help regulate your metabolism, immune system, blood pressure, response to stress and other essential functions

*1 capsule per day (AM)

R269

CBD Isolate

  • CBD Isolate combined with Green Rooibos is a powerhouse formulation
  • Green Rooibos extract is well known for its powerful antioxidants, which help to prevent damage from free radicals that can cause ageing and disease
  • CBD Isolate is also well known to assist with the common effects of stress such as anxiety, depression, inflammation and insomnia

*1 capsule per day (PM)

R739 Special R439

OptiFlora

  • Studies have shown a link between the gut and the central nervous system. OptiFlora improves bowel function and digestion, which could have a direct impact on our mood.

*1-3 capsules per day (PM)

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