I have adrenal fatigue and I thought it might help me relax to get a massage…


Question: I have adrenal fatigue and I thought it might help me relax to get a massage. After I was done I felt really drained though. How can a relaxing massage cause a crash?

Answer: A massage helps the body to improve circulation, therefore increase a release of toxins also. Detoxification (colonics, massage, foot reflexology, acupuncture, liver cleanse or chelation) is a good practice but the results vary greatly depending on the intensity, frequency, timing. If a body is weak, aggressive detoxification may lead to excess release of toxin. Unless the toxins can be promptly metabolized and cleared out of the body, they may accumulate. This can lead to retoxification reaction and weakens the body further. Care must be exercised, as it can trigger an adrenal crash.