Caffeine Crash: The Connection to Adrenal Fatigue Crashes

Caffeine Crash: The Connection to Adrenal Fatigue Crashes Caffeine Drinks & Adrenal Fatigue Caffeine is a naturally occurring compound, but its prevalence in today’s society is so widespread that its consumption in mass quantities has become commonplace. About 90 percent of the US population consumes caffeine on a regular basis, a stimulant that has been taken since time immemorial. In fact, it can […]

Paradoxical Reaction: When To Take Adrenal Support Supplements

Paradoxical Reaction: When To Take Adrenal Support Supplements Adrenal Fatigue Syndrome is a condition of impaired adrenal function where the adrenal glands have been overworked and worn down. In the advanced stages especially, adrenal function is severely compromised, so wouldn’t adrenal supplements help? What is a paradoxical reaction and what causes it? Let’s explore some of the physiology of the late stages of […]

Craving Protein May Derail Your Diet

Craving Protein May Derail Your Diet Adrenal fatigue sufferers often report a reduction in lethargy with a diet high in fat and leaving the sufferer craving protein. Reactive hypoglycemia is a common finding in those in advanced stages of this condition, and having more protein and fat helps alleviate this symptom, resulting in less irritability, anxiety, dizziness, and energy slumps between […]

Tachycardia Symptoms and Adrenal Fatigue Syndrome – Part 1

Tachycardia Symptoms and Adrenal Fatigue Syndrome – Part 1 Mitral valve prolapse syndrome, chronic orthostatic intolerance, and orthostatic tachycardia symptoms are each names that reference postural tachycardia syndrome (POTS). POTS is not a new illness. It is caused by a malfunction of the patient’s autonomic nervous system (ANS). Tachycardia Symptoms and Postural Orthostatic Tachycardia Syndrome (POTS) 101 The autonomic nervous system (ANS) governs the […]

FAQ: What Are Some Symptoms of Exhaustion and Stress

FAQ: What Are Some Symptoms of Exhaustion and Stress Q: Why do I always crave salt? Could this be a sign of exhaustion and stress? A: There are many signs of exhaustion and stress, but craving salt may be a symptom of aldosterone hormonal imbalance. My article called “Fluid Balance and AFS” should be a good educational tool for you. In short, the hormonal […]

Adrenal Fatigue Diet: Eating for Adrenal Health

Adrenal Fatigue Diet: Eating for Adrenal Health Those suffering with adrenal fatigue are painfully aware that there are limits to what their body can handle. With adrenal function compromised, their bodies cannot handle the same level of stress as a healthier individual could. This affects everything from exercise capacity to their daily routine and even dietary tolerances. With respect to diet, adrenal […]

Why Does Mainstream Medicine Reject Adrenal Support Supplements?

Why Does Mainstream Medicine Reject Adrenal Support Supplements? Q: Adrenal Fatigue is not a medical diagnosis yet but it is being worked on. When it becomes a medical diagnosis, will it still be treated with adrenal support supplements or will there be pharmaceuticals that will be used? A: Whenever Adrenal Fatigue Syndrome becomes a medical diagnosis, the pharmaceutical companies will jump in and […]

Millet & Jujube Fruit Porridge

Millet & Jujube Fruit Porridge The jujube, also known as red date or Chinese date, is a fruit related to the date. The unripe jujube fruit resembles an apple in taste and consistency. As it ripens, the jujube shrivels and turns brown, like a small date. The jujube has a pit, similar to an olive stone. There are more than […]
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