Gratitude is the quality of being thankful and grateful for the benefits we have received or expect to receive.
They say mentally strong people choose to exchange self-pity for gratitude. They choose to always look at the brighter side of any situation. Cultivate gratitude whenever you have the opportunity is one of the best decision you can make in life. Take a few moments to focus and all that you have instead of focusing on what you don’t. While that is easier said than done, you’ll be grateful that you chose to be grateful. Your body and mind will thank you for it.
It does a good thing for our body. It contributes to a healthy mind and it aids in fighting off and healing illnesses. It helps reduce stress and changes chemicals in our body. Practicing it reduces the stress hormone cortisol and dramatically increases the feel-good hormone DHEA.
What is DHEA?
DHEA or Dehydroepiandrosterone, also known as androstenolone is one of the most abundant natural body steroid hormones circulating in our system.
Here are some of DHEA benefits:
Improves Brain Function and Sleep
DHEA helps improve memory by stimulating neurons and inhibiting cortisol. It also enhances the emotional regulation of memory and connections between the memory center of our brains. Because of this, REM sleep increased, which meant better memory storage as well.
Boost Hormones and Increase Pregnancy Rate
DHEA affects testosterone and estrogen levels in the body. DHEA is being converted into these hormones. It can help alleviate sexual dysfunctions due to poor hormone levels. With this, it also helps increase pregnancy rate.
Protects the Heart
It helps lower high blood pressure and lowers cholesterol. Low levels of DHEA are associated with heart disease in men.
Protects Muscles and Bones
It helps protect muscle against dystrophy. It helps prevent cell death from cell oxidation in muscles and bones. It also boosts the effects of anti-oxidants in the body.
Physical and Emotional Health
It is usually praised for its anti-aging properties. It also helps with weight problems, lower insulin resistance, inflammation protection, and decrease pain levels, reduces anxiety and depression and increases energy and vitality.
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