Do You Suffer From Adrenal Fatigue?

chronic-stressHave you been tired lately?  Suffering from more colds than usual?  With winter finally here, you might think your immune system is overloaded from the change in weather – but it could actually be something much more serious.

Acute stress may seem like an ordinary part of the modern life, but it can actually cause significant damage to your immune system.  When we’re feeling stressed or overwhelmed by work, family, or even just the responsibilities of day-to-day life, the body releases adrenal stress hormones like adrenaline and cortisol.  While these stress hormones can be essential in fight-or-flight situations, prolonged exposure can wreak havoc on your immune system.

This effect is known as

Stress and Adrenal Fatigue

treat stress and adrenal fatigueLet’s face it: it takes you a long time to feel awake in the mornings.  No matter how early you go to bed at night, it seems like an effort to wake up with the alarm clock in time for work.  Sure, you experience a sudden rush of energy just before lunch time – but before you know it, you’re feeling exhausted again.  This pattern continues in waves, where every few hours you receive a surge in energy, only to encounter a sudden and debilitating crash.

It’s not your schedule that’s making it tough to stay awake, nor is it the stress of your day-to-day job.  In […]

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