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Why does hypoglycemia cause panic attacks?

Why does hypoglycemia cause panic attacks?

Why does hypoglycemia cause panic attacks?  Hypoglycemia is a hallmark symptom in Adrenal Fatigue. When the body is low in sugar on a relative scale, the alarm response is set off and part of that response is an outpouring of neurotransmitters including adrenaline and nor-epinephrine. These hormones spread throughout the body, and in the brain, […]

Are tanning beds dangerous?

Are tanning beds dangerous?

Can tanning beds affect your adrenals? If so, how?   If your body overheats by staying in a tanning bed too long, temperature dysregulation is a common symptom of AFS. One tends to be cold at times more and unable to tolerate heat. A brief walk in the sun can trigger adrenal crash. The body’s […]

How do I start to Detox?

How do I start to Detox?

At what point does your body need to detox? What is the safest way for a first-timer? Detoxification (colonics, massage, foot reflexology, acupuncture, liver cleanse or chelation) is a good practice but the results vary greatly depending on the intensity, frequency, and timing. If a body is weak, aggressive detoxification may lead to excessive release […]

How is one affected in their adult life if they have a history of frequent infections as a child? Also, how would trauma in one’s childhood affect their adrenals?

How is one affected in their adult life if they have a history of frequent infections as a child? Also, how would trauma in one’s childhood affect their adrenals?

How is one affected in their adult life if they have a history of frequent infections as a child? Also, how would trauma in one’s childhood affect their adrenals?  Infections (chronic sinus infections, epstein-barr, mono, etc) or inflammation usually have strong adrenal components. Most infections or inflammation involve the release of pro-inflammatory substances. The body’s […]

Why am I so drained after having sex?

Why am I so drained after having sex?

Why am I so drained after having sex?  When you have sex, the body puts out all of its energy and that can be physically demanding. The body’s internal fluid needs to be replenished once released, and if you are already weak, energy will be diverted from other more important functions and instead towards production […]

Are you familiar with the term ASMR (Autonomous sensory meridian response)?

Are you familiar with the term ASMR (Autonomous sensory meridian response)?

Are you familiar with the term ASMR (Autonomous sensory meridian response)? There is a lot of scientific controversy over the topic, but it is described as a neologism for a perceptual phenomenon characterized as a distinct, pleasurable tingling sensation in the head, scalp, back, or peripheral regions of the body in response to visual, auditory, […]

I seem to have “healthier” bowel movements and less fatigue when I eat foods I tend to avoid, such as foods that are considered unhealthy. Why would this happen?

I seem to have “healthier” bowel movements and less fatigue when I eat foods I tend to avoid, such as foods that are considered unhealthy. Why would this happen?

I seem to have “healthier” bowel movements and less fatigue when I eat foods I tend to avoid, such as foods that are considered unhealthy. Why would this happen?  Unhealthy food in general tend to be processed, filled with preservatives, artificial food coloring, saturated with oil, and harder for the body to breakdown. Those with […]

Why is it good to drink salt water in the morning?

Why is it good to drink salt water in the morning?

Why is it good to drink salt water in the morning?  With AFS, there is an imbalance of the sodium and potassium in the cells. Drinking water can ensure the body’s sodium balance. And it may help to improve energy in the morning. Bear in mind this is different from salting your food which most […]

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