adrenal fatigue

End Adrenal Fatigue Naturally

Adrenal fatigue leads to feeling tired, stressed, sick and even causes you to gain weight! The adrenal glands are responsible for helping our bodies function and when they are tired and overworked, we definitely will feel it. Getting them back up to speed is a long process and requires some simple, but long-term health adjustments.

 

How do I know if I have adrenal fatigue?

  • Morning fatigue
  • Afternoon low
  • Late evening burst of energy
  • Craving foods high in salt
  • Craving foods high in fat
  • Worsened PMS
  • Worsened menstrual symptoms
  • Depression
  • Lack of energy
  • Decreased ability to handle stress
  • Muscular weakness
  • Increased allergy problems
  • Lightheadedness when moving from a relaxed position
  • Decreased sex drive
  • Caffeine dependence
  • Weight gain
  • Headaches

 

How do I prevent adrenal fatigue?

Adrenal fatigue is the result of long-term stress on your body, either from physical or psychological events. The best way to prevent adrenal fatigue is to lead a healthy lifestyle and to take steps to keep your stress levels low.

 

How can I treat adrenal fatigue?

  • Lie down during your breaks at work to give your body a chance to rest.
  • Sleep until late morning as often as possible.
  • Laugh. Laughter helps to relieve stress and relax the body.
  • Exercise regularly to help release endorphins and help the body relax.
  • Work on reducing your stress through meditation, positive thinking and yoga.
  • Increase your intake of vitamin C and the B complex vitamins as they help boost immunity which alleviates body stress and gives more energy.
  • Cut out caffeine where you can.
  • Ginseng, ashwaghandha, and rhodiola have been shown to help build resistance to stress as well as boost energy.
  • Get the right amount of protein in your diet. Protein helps to prevent blood sugar spikes which can wear your body out.
  • Go to bed at the same time every day to help alleviate stress.
  • Add a lemon wedge to your water to help boost your electrolytes naturally.
  • Make yourself a camomile bath by adding a few cups of chamomile flowers to your bath water.
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