Getting through the day may not be our problem. We might be doing it easily – leading a very full life, working hard, playing hard and life is great! Well that is all fine as long as we are constantly replenishing the nutrients our bodies need to work and play at such a fast rate. Our body is like a state of the arts sports car which holds the corners really well and accelerates and decelerates at whim. But this finely tuned engine needs a specialised mechanic who understands the needs of such a machine and will replenish parts and fluids when necessary.
Similarly with our bodies, we can push them only for so long. Then eventually something will give. Because the stress reactions are happening at cellular levels – which we cannot see or even initially feel, we press on regardless with will power. But behind the scenes the cells, which are our bodies’ power houses, are starting to take strain. This is often first seen when certain signs and symptoms begin to appear: