Do You Know Someone Doing Exams Soon? If so the chances are they are dealing with Exam Stress right now.
Here’s how we can help …
Stress is our body’s way of responding to any kind of demand or threat. It stimulates the body’s defences to kick into high gear, a rapid automatic process known as the fight-or-flight reaction. Stress is our body’s way of responding to any kind of demand or threat. It stimulates the body’s defences to kick into high gear, a rapid automatic process known as the fight-or-flight reaction.
Exam Stress is something we all are likely to experience at some point or another during our life. Our nervous system responds by releasing a flood of stress hormones including Adrenaline and Cortisol, which get the body ready for emergency action. ( Check out our recommendations for natural remedies for exam stress relief below)
Exam Stress can make you feel the following stress symptoms:
- Your heart rate increases,
- muscles tighten,
- blood pressure rises,
- breathing quickens and your senses become sharper.
This is to increase your strength and stamina, speed up your reaction time and enhance your focus helping you to either fight or flee from the ‘perceived’ danger at hand.
So When Does Stress Become A Problem & Go From Being a Primal Survival Mechanism To A Serious Health Threat?
When the body is exposed to perceived threatening situations too frequently and for prolonged periods of time, leading to being in a heightened state of stress most of the time resulting in serious health issues.
High Levels Of Pre-Exam Stress Can Lead To Anxiety & Poor Performance
Stress levels can be higher than usual around exam time and a lot of students suffer from:
✓ The end result affects performance
Exam Stress Affects Your Performance
Your nervous system isn’t very good at distinguishing between an emotional and physical threat so your body may have a ‘high stress’ response during exam time. However, by understanding, that this is a natural response and that there are natural remedies and tools such as meditation and breathwork to help you with the symptoms, so your exam stress can be managed.
Natural Remedies to Help with Exam Stress
By using a specific selection of Herbs, Vitamins and Minerals you can create Natural Stress Busters.
This is a whole-food-based blend of nutrients and botanicals designed to help you through tough times.
This product helps to regulate the stress response while supporting the immune system and helping with energy and concentration.
It contains tried-and-true herbs such as Ashwagandha, Rhodiola and Siberian Ginseng. Also contains Holy Basil, Lemon Balm, L-Theanine and CoQ10 and incorporates many other vital nutrients. This wonderful combination of herbs, vitamins & minerals supports the body in times of stress. It also helps to focus memory and concentration.
Your brain consists of about 60% fat. So you need ‘Good Fats’ to support optimal brain function. Eskimo Brain 3-6-9 supports healthy brain function, improves communication between brain cells and may help with learning power.
This formulation also contains CoQ10 and GLA to optimise brain function and provide energy support.
Rescue Remedy is Stress Relief in a bottle! This remedy is available in drops or a spray format, containing 5 different flower essences to alleviate panic. Ideal for use to help alleviate exam stress. Contains:
- Rock Rose – to alleviate terror and panic
- Impatiens – to ease irritation
- Clematis – to combat inattentiveness
- Star of Bethlehem – for shock
- Cherry Plum – to calm irrational thoughts You can buy it online in our store HERE.