Families and Self Care: the Biochemistry of Stress
By Cathy Patterson-Sterling, MA, RCC
Director of Family Services
Sunshine Coast Health Center
Cathy talks about the biochemical impact of stress on the body and why self care is so important. Having elevated levels of stress chemicals such as cortisol and adrenaline lead to a fight-or-flight response which can be stressful and a hindrance to healthy living.