Help Yourself at Home

In the last blog, we looked at stress and adrenal fatigue. In this post, we'll take a look at what you can do for yourself while you might be waiting to have an appointment with your practitioner. 1/ Make Space for Rest and Relaxation One of the most important ingredients for recovery from adrenal fatigue is rest and relaxation....lots of it! If it's at all possible for you take time off work in order to achieve this, then it's highly recommended that you do so. Your body is struggling with the demands it has for energy, and so is your mind. Resting both mind and body is critical to healing your adrenals. If you aren't too far on the adrenal fatigue continuum, then getting extra sleep at n

Stress & Adrenal Fatigue

Adrenal Fatigue is most often the result of lots of stress over a long period of time. Sometimes a one-off event such as a serious illness or accident will be the precursor, but most often it's stress. Stress is cumulative if it isn't dealt with in a healthy way. When someone experiences one stressful event after another, there's a layering effect that takes place because the adrenal glands release their stress hormones with each episode of stress that's experienced. Let's look at an example of a healthy stress response. Cast your mind back to the days of the caveman. He would leave the safety of his cave to go and hunt for his dinner and suddenly a sabre tooth tiger jumps out in front of hi

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