Stress has a HUGE impact on your health, well-being, and on your ability to lose weight. You have  heard of the “Fight or Flight” response. But what exactly is the “Fight or Flight” response? Basically it means reacting to threats to your survival with a general discharge of the sympathetic nervous system, priming you for fighting or fleeing. This discharge creates: Increased heart rate Increased blood pressure Decreased blood sugar Constriction of the peripheral arteries Dilation of the deep arteries Increased respiration rate Decreased gastro-intestinal activity Increased... (Read More ...)