Sleep and Symptoms of Adrenal Gland Disorders

Sleep and Symptoms of Adrenal Gland Disorders Sleep disordered breathing, including sleep apnea and heavy snoring, are not uncommon among the elderly. It’s especially relevant as it’s also one of the common symptoms of adrenal gland disorders. This is typically a consequence of ventilation obstruction while people are sleeping and it is quite prevalent, and often goes undiagnosed among the elderly. Ricardo […]

Food Coma: An Overabundance of Simple Carbohydrates

Food Coma: An Overabundance of Simple Carbohydrates What Are Carbohydrates? Carbohydrates can be thought of as foods containing sugar and starch. These type of foods store energy, provide structure for cells and play key roles in bodily processes. An overabundance of certain carbohydrates can lead to many health concerns including a food coma. There are many examples of carbohydrates, and they can […]

Magnesium, Calcium, and Reversing Osteoporosis

Magnesium, Calcium, and Reversing Osteoporosis Magnesium, although constituting only a small fraction of bone matter, plays a disproportionately important role in maintain the optimum level of calcium in the body. This relationship becomes critical when one deals with reversing osteoporosis. The Connection between Magnesium and Reversing Osteoporosis Magnesium acts to balance calcium in our body, much like progesterone balance the […]

Impact of POTS Disease (Postural Orthostatic Tachycardia Syndrome) on Adrenal Fatigue

Impact of POTS Disease (Postural Orthostatic Tachycardia Syndrome) on Adrenal Fatigue Read Part 1 POTS Disease and Adrenal Fatigue Syndrome Adrenal Fatigue Syndrome (AFS) is a neuroendocrine condition induced by stress that can be physical or emotional. There are four stages, with symptoms ranging from mild to severe. Fatigue is the hallmark symptom, and can be incapacitating. Symptoms of advanced AFS include reactive hypoglycemia, heart palpitations, […]

Restoring Adrenal Health Through This Simple Habit

Restoring Adrenal Health Through This Simple Habit With our 24 hour lifestyles and dependence on caffeine, sleep disturbances are common, especially among older adults. Treatment options for sleep disturbances are limited, and many people with trouble sleeping do not receive treatment. Research conducted at the University of Southern California shows that mindfulness awareness practices (MAP) may be able to improve sleep, which […]
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