Adrenal Fatigue

Adrenal Fatigue

Posted By: admin / Date: 6 Nov 2017

Adrenal Fatigue

The adrenals get less publicity than the other glands, however, adrenal fatigue seems to affect more people.

Adrenal fatigue is a term applied to a collection of non- specific symptoms, such as;

– body aches
– unexplained tiredness
– body fatigue
– sleep disturbances
– digestive problems

The term adrenal fatigue is common within health books and alternative medicine, however not a medical diagnosis.

Adrenal fatigue is when your adrenal glands cannot keep up the demands of the perpetual fight- or flight arousal. As. a result, they can’t produce quite enough of the hormones to feel good. Blood tests won’t show this until it reaches Addison’s disease. Function saliva testing is one way of checking if you have some level of adrenal dysfunction.

There are many remedies, including herbs and vitamins that will help with Adrenal fatigue and lifestyle is a big part of the ‘ recovery process.

HERBS FOR ADRENAL FATIGUE

Ashwagandha – ( Withania) is great to treat nervous exhaustion and stress-induced ailments.

Licorice root- helps reverse adrenal fatigue by slowing the excretion of cortisol.

Rhodiola root- this works by increasing the ability of cells to manufacture and use cell field more efficiently thereby handing the stressful situation in a more resourceful manner.

VITAMINS

B5- Pantothenic acid is critical for proper adrenal function.
B5 and B12 with vitamin c also added helps the B vitamins absorb and work better in the body.

LIFESTYLE ADVICE 

– Limit or avoid all stimulants including caffeine and pre-workouts.
– Your body doesn’t know the difference between emotion and physical stress, so taking timeouts and saying ‘no’ more often.
– Take some time for yourself.

There are lots more elements in relation to adrenal fatigue.

If you think you are suffering please contact me: info@blairhealthandfitness.com.au

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