Adrenal Fatigue: A Silent Whisper That Your Body is Not Healthy

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Are you feeling tired even if you had a complete 8 hour sleep? Do you feel dizzy from time to time for no apparent reason? Do you experience frequent colds or allergic reactions despite continuous intake of vitamins? If your answer is yes, you probably might be experiencing an Adrenal Fatigue.

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Adrenal fatigue or hypoadrenia is not a medical condition wherein typical methods can measure low hormonal levels caused from depleted adrenal glands. However, Adrenal fatigue is a group or series of symptoms that gives you a warning that there is something wrong with your adrenal glands. Adrenal glands is almost a size of a walnut which produces some of the most vital compounds in our body which our body utilizes to be able to adapt to stress. When the adrenal glands are over used or utterly stressed, that is the time that Adrenal fatigue sets in which can cause several consequences in our overall health once not taken seriously. One example of which includes Addison’s disease, an autoimmune disease affecting the adrenal gland which affects 4 out of 100,000 people.

Symptoms of Adrenal fatigue includes the following:

  • Feeling tired all the time
  • Low libido
  • Craving for salty and sweet foods
  • Dizziness or light headaches
  • For women, Increased PMS or menopausal symptoms
  • Mood swings
  • Poor memory
  • Hormonal imbalance and/or depletion
  • Constant muscular tension leading to hypertension and high blood pressure
  • Frequent colds or allergic reactions

When you experience Adrenal Fatigue, it is best that you modify or change your lifestyle to treat the disorder. Here’s a list of what you can do to prevent adrenal fatigue:

  1. Sleep at least 8 hrs. a day
  2. Eat organic, healthy foods in regular intervals
  3. Eat a lot of fruits and vegetables
  4. Exercise
  5. Avoid stress
  6. Take B complex supplements
  7. Take licorice root extract
  8. Add sea salt in your diet but in moderation