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 ...)