Stress Protocol

Nutritional Support Protocol

Lifestyle Recommendations:

1. Practice good sleep habits and get between 8-9 hours of sleep a night.

2. Reduce intensity or duration of aerobic exercise to a low or moderate level for 30 minutes a few days a week.

3. Add calming exercise to each day for 5-15 minutes like yoga or qi gong. Go for a walk!

Dietary Recommendations:

1. Reduce or eliminate refined carbohydrates.

2. Taper off caffeine or switch from coffee to green tea.

3. Avoid or limit alcohol.

4. Emphasize mono and omega 3 fats for their anti-inflammatory activity (salmon, sardines, mackerel, raw nuts and seeds, avocado, olive oil).

5. Eliminate pro-inflammatory and damaged fats (hydrogenated oils, corn and safflower oils, margarine)

6. Stress depletes B vitamins, vitamin C, magnesium, and zinc. Snack on foods high in minerals such as nuts, sunflower and pumpkin seeds, and oysters (which contain high levels of zinc).

7. Increase hydration, green drinks like Barlean’s Greens, Essential Greens.

8. Make sure to consume adequate lean protein, especially in the morning as protein stabilizes blood sugar levels which helps to maintain the muscle tissue that cortisol breaks down.

Supplement Recommendations:

1. Adrenal Formula #1: 2 capsules just before breakfast, if needed again 2 capsules mid afternoon. Adaptogenic herbs (eleuthero, rhodiola, schizandra and licorice) help adrenal glands respond more effectively to stress, decrease fatigue, and improve mood and attention span. Adrenal Formula #1 also includes therapeutic levels of pantothenic acid needed to produce energy within the adrenal gland and active form B12 as methylcobalamin that raises mood and mental function in times of stress. Adrenal glandulars from bovine source carry nutrients directly to the adrenal glands to help restore normal adrenal functioning. Price: $30.00

2. UltraPotent-C: 1 tablet 1-3 times daily, with large glass of purified water. Vitamin C is rapidly used up in times of stress, decreases cortisol, and reduces fight or flight response to stress. Ultra Potent-C has a unique metabolite support system that has been shown to improve uptake by white blood cells by 18-25% and increase natural killer cell activity by 400% over plain ascorbic acid. Price:$29.75

3. Rescue Remedy: Four drops in a glass of water or directly under tongue, as needed. Fast acting, safe, with no contraindications or drug interactions. A combination of five homeopathic flower essences used since 1930. Helps to provide better emotional balance during acute situational stress.Price: $19.99

4. Basic B Complex: 1 capsule daily, after breakfast or lunch. Contains active forms of folic acid, Vitamins B6 and B12.High dose Vitamins B5 and B12.Price: $17.30

Package Price: $77.63


Basic B Complex

60 Vegetarian Capsules

Recommendations:Take one capsule, one to three times daily, or as directed by your healthcare practitioner.

Brand: Thorne

60 Capsules
Supplement Facts                              
Supplement Facts
Serving Size 1 capsule
Ingredients Amount Per Serving Units %Daily Value
Thiamin (as Thiamin HCI) 40 mg 2,667%
Riboflavin (as Riboflavin 5’-Phosphate Sodium) 11 mg 647%
Niacin (130 mg Niacinamide and 10 mg as Niacin) 140 mg 700%
Vitamin B6 (as Pyridoxal 5’-Phosphate) 10 mg 500%
Folate (200 mcg as Calcium Folinate and 200 mcg as L-5 Methyltetrahydrofolate from L-5 Methyltetrahydrofolic Acid, Glucosamine Salt) 400 mcg 100%
Vitamin B12 (200 mcg as Adenosylcobalamin and 200 mcg as Methylcobalamin) 400 mcg 6,667%
Biotin 400 mcg 133%
Pantothenic Acid (as Calcium Pantothenate) 100 mg 1,000%
Choline Citrate 80 mg    *

*Daily value (DV) not established.

Other Ingredients
Hypromellose (derived from cellulose) capsule, MagnesiumCitrateLaurate, Silicon Dioxide
Manufacturers Suggested Use
Take one capsule, one to three times daily, or as recommended by your health care provider). Keep bottle tightly closed and store in a cool, dry place. Do not use if imprinted seal under cap is broken or missing.
Label Warning
PRECAUTION: If pregnant, consult your healthcare practitioner before using this product.

 Ultra Potent-C® 1000

90 Tablets – 1,000 mg of Buffered Vitamin C

Recommendations: One tablet up to two times daily or as directed by your healthcare practitioner.

Brand: Metagenics

Ultra Potent-C 1000 is an exclusive, patented formula that is designed to enhance the utilization of Vitamin C. Preliminary scientific research suggests that vitamin C in the form of Ultra Potent-C may result in improved uptake by white blood cells when compared to regular ascorbic acid.

  • Provides valuable antioxidant protection.
  • Supports the production of collagen and connective tissue.
  • Supports immune function by helping to promote natural killer cell and white blood cell activity as compared to simple ascorbic acid.
  • Features a unique metabolite support system designed to enhance utilization.
  • Buffered to help prevent potential stomach upset.
Each Tablet Supplies:
Vitamin C (as Ultra Potent-C®) 1000 mg
Niacin (as niacinamideascorbate) 77 mg
Calcium (as calcium ascorbate) 47 mg
Magnesium (as magnesium ascorbate) 6 mg
Sodium (as sodium ascorbate) 13 mg
Potassium (as potassium ascorbate) 6 mg
L-Glutathione 5 mg
L-Cysteine 10 mg
L-Lysine HCl 36 mg
Citrus Bioflavonoid Complex 35 mg
[standardized to 45% (15.8 mg) full spectrum bioflavonoids]
Alpha-D-Ribofuranose 14 mg
Tetrasodium Pyrophosphate 15 mg
Xylitol 10 mg
 Ingredients: Ultra Potent-C® [(U.S. Patent #5,626,883) calcium ascorbate, niacinamideascorbate, ascorbic acid, sodium ascorbate, magnesium ascorbate, L-lysine HCl, ascorbylpalmitate, potassium ascorbate, citrus bioflavonoid complex, tetrasodium pyrophosphate, alpha D-ribofuranose, L-cysteine monohydrochloride, xylitol, L-glutathione], microcrystalline cellulose, cellulose, stearic acid, croscarmellose sodium, magnesium stearate, and coating (deionized water, microcrystalline cellulose, polyethelene glycol, and carrageenan).
These statements have not been evaluated by the Food and Drug Administration.
This product is not intended to diagnose, treat, cure, or prevent any disease.

Rescue Remedy

20 ml (0.7 fl. oz.)

Recommendations: Take 4 drops in a small glass of water, or directly under tongue, as needed.

Brand: Bach Flower Remedies LTD

Rescue Remedyin its distinctive yellow bottle is a natural remedy made from flower essences. It was first made by Dr. Edward Bach in England in the 1930s and is still made in accordance with the traditional methods he developed over 70 years ago.

Rescue Remedy has been used by generations and is trusted as a safe, gentle and effective remedy to help restore inner calm, control and focus. Rescue Remedy is made up of a five individual flower essences that help you cope with the different emotional aspects of stressful situations:

  • Rock Rose is used for terror and panic
  • Impatiens addresses irritation and impatience
  • Clematis is for inattentiveness and a lack of focus
  • Star of Bethlehem is for shock
  • Cherry Plum helps with irrational thoughts and a lack of self control

Adrenal Formula #1

60 Capsules – Dietary Supplement

Recommendations:Take two capsules, one to two times per day, or as directed by your healthcare practitioner.

Brand: Arctic

60 Capsules
Supplement Facts                              
Supplement Facts
Serving Size: 2 Capsules
Ingredients Amount Per Serving Units %Daily Value
Vitamin A (as Betatene natural mixed Carotenoids) 500 IU 10%
Vitamin C (as SodiumAscorbate USP) 200 mg 333%
Vitamin E (as d-Alpha TocopherylSuccinate) 20 IU 67%
Niacin USP 20 mg 100%
Vitamin B6 (as PyridoxineHCI USP, Pyridoxal5-Phosphate) 30 mg 1,500%
Vitamin B12 (as Methylcobalamin) 200 mcg 3,333%
Pantothenic Acid (as d-calcium pantothenate) 350 mg 3,500%
Adrenal Concentrate (Bovine) 220 mg     *
Eleuthero (Siberian Ginseng)Root Extract (Standardized to contain o.8% Eleutherosides) 100 mg     *
Rhodiolarosea Root extract (Standardized to contain 3% Rosavins) 100 mg     *
Schizandra Berry Extract 100 mg     *
Licorice Root Extract (Standardized to contain 12% glycymhizin complex) 500 mcg     *
* Daily Value not established.
Other Ingredients
Natural Gelatin Capsules), microcrystalline cellulose, stearic acid, magnesium stearate, and silica.
This product may contain one or more of the following:
Calcium Silicate, Magnesium Stearate, Microcrystalline Cellulose and Silicone Dioxide.
Formulated to be free of allergens from wheat, gluten, artificial colors and flavors.