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Can You Really Heal Adrenal Fatigue?

Life is moving at lightening speed these days, we live in a world of uncertainty causing much stress which impacts the adrenal glands.

The adrenals are two tiny glands that sit above your kidneys. They are no bigger than the size of a grape and yet they are responsible for your life force and all your energy.

When the adrenals are tired, the body may experience a significant number of different symptoms. Currently Western medicine does not recognize adrenal fatigue so there are countless individual suffering from its effects.

The most common symptoms of adrenal fatigue are:

  • Excessive sweating or perspiration with little activity

  • Lower back pain and/or knee weakness or pain, especially on the side

  • Dark circles under the eyes

  • Dizziness

  • Muscle twitches

  • Low blood sugar

  • Heart palpitations

  • Sensitivity to light and/or difficulty seeing at night

  • Craving for salt

  • Low stamina for stress and easily irritated

  • Chronic infections (bacterial, viral, fungal, yeast)

  • Low blood pressure

  • Light-headedness upon standing up

  • Tired but wired feeling

  • Poor sleep

  • Exhausted all day and then come alive with energy at night

  • Cravings for sweets/carbs

  • Intolerance to alcohol

  • Premature aging

  • Dry, unhealthy skin with excess pigmentation

  • Lack of libido

  • Cystic breast

  • Tendency to startle easily

  • Negative response to thyroid hormone

If you feel that you may be experiencing adrenal fatigue it is recommended that you get a 4-point saliva test and begin addressing the situation. The adrenal glands are vital to your immune function, and they also assist the thyroid to function properly.

Supporting the Adrenals Naturally

SLEEP rest is imperative if you are going to assist your adrenals regain their optimum functional state. Be in bed by 10:00 PM and stick with it. The body needs it to perform all the housekeeping it does during the resting state.

GOTTA GO processed carbs and sugar, both put stress on the adrenals.

CLEAN EATING include root vegetables , nuts, seeds, legumes clean animal protein, organic fruit and healthy fats

SKIP THE CUP of JOE instead drink plenty of filtered water with essential trance minerals added

EAT A BREAKFAST that contains protein and healthy fat within one hour of waking every day.

SUPPLEMENT with an adaptogen herb and licorice tincture (Adaptogens are a class of herbs that help you adapt to stress and lower cortisol)

BEFORE BED take magnesium with a blood sugar-stabilizing snack

INCORPORATE a good multi-strain probiotic

TRACE MINERALS added to you water

DESICCATTED LIVER pills to support both your liver and cellular energy

Recommended Reading:

Adrenal Fatigue: The 21st Century Stress Syndrome by James Wilson

The Adrenal Reset Diet by Dr. Alan Christensen

Reference: Adrenal Fatigue: The 21st Century Stress Syndrome by James Wilson The Adrenal Reset Diet by Dr. Alan Christensen

Saliva Testing:

Talk to your health care professional about your symptoms and ask if this test would be useful for you. Unfortunately many physicians are still unaware of the validity, reliability and value of saliva hormone tests. Some labs, such as ZRT and Genova, allow patients to order tests directly. Several other labs also do saliva testing. You can search online using “saliva test” as your search word.


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