Ashvagandha also known as ‘Winter Cherry’ or ‘Indian ginseng’, has been used as an adaptogenic in India for over 3000 years.Ashvagandha was named for its roots that when fresh have a horsy smell (Ashva means horse)
Stress is an unseen ailment that disturbs the equilibrium. A very common cause of stress is the feeling that we have too much to do and too little time to do it. All of us feel stress, but each one feels it in different amounts and reacts in different ways.
Stress situations are a constant feature in today’s life, like whether traffic jams, and deadlines at work or coping with family demands. This tense lifestyle makes us physically, emotionally and mentally stressed.In a short term, stress causes disruptions like study difficulty and disturbed concentration at work. Long –term stress can lead to ulcers, depression, insomnia, hair loss and bowel disturbances. Scientific studies explain that under stress, the body produces stressors (like cortisol). These stressors lead to a variety of diseases like hypertension, obesity, hyperlipidemia, etc.
Stress can no longer be taken lightly as it has become an established medical problem affecting both body and mind. Our personalities, behaviour, and lifestyle influence our stress levels, managing our stress through lifestyle changes can benefit us. You can’t avoid stress altogether, but one has to deal with it. Constant excessive demands in life lead to an inability to cope with stress , which can result in fatigue , poor concentration , and stress-related illness like high blood pressure , heart attack , insomnia , hair loss , skin rashes , bowel disturbances , etc. Stress also disturbs the mental state of a person leading to anger, boredom and frustration.
Overcoming stress successfully in daily life plays a key role not only in our survival , but also in having a productive life . And when you are Stress free You can then feel fresh & energetic , with better concentration to keep you alert throughout the day . You enjoy life more fully when you manage stress . You will look better, feel happier, stay active and independent and stay more relaxed around other people.