Adrenal Health

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Adrenal Stress and Weight Gain – Are They Related?

Did you know there’s a connection between how well your adrenal glands are functioning and gaining weight? In this article, I will explore: How stress causes unwanted weight gain Belly fat, an important symptom of adrenal fatigue The key ingredient for adrenal balance: change your diet! Balancing your life to promote adrenal health One of the most […]

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Stress And Weight Gain – Are The Two Connected?

Is your life the same as your grandmother’s was? I’m willing to bet it isn’t. Over the years, so many things have changed; Cultural expectations, feminist expectations, and personal expectations all combined with advancing technology have dramatically altered our day to day lives. Think about our grandmothers or great grandmothers – they stayed home and […]

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Natural Treatments for Adrenal Dysfunction

Does any of this sound familiar? Do you: Feel exhausted, overwhelmed, and stressed all the time? Need five cups of coffee or a constant infusion of soda just to make it through the day? Find that you do better when you’re always on the go? Have trouble waking up, falling asleep, or staying asleep, no […]

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The Effects of Adrenal Imbalance – Stress Does Count

One of my patients was in my office recently, saying “I’m so tired of being tired!” and “I’m so tired of talking about being tired!” and “I’m tired of saying I wish I had the energy to…” Then, she looked at me through teary eyes and asked,“What’s wrong with me?” I was so glad that […]

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Sleep Anxiety – Adrenal Imbalance and Insomnia

Do you find yourself lying awake at night, staring at the ceiling, wishing you could just go to sleep? Have you ever wondered what it is that makes you stay wide awake even when you feel exhausted? I’m willing to bet that sleep anxiety of some kind is behind your insomnia. We have to acknowledge […]

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Eating To Support Your Adrenal Glands

Have you ever stopped to think about what stress might be doing to your body? Chronic stress is a major culprit in women’s lives, contributing to ongoing cycles of fatigue, poor nutrition, waves of exhaustion, mood swings, and hormonal imbalance. When I explore with patients what might be at the root of their symptoms, I […]

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Adrenal Dysfunction – Is It Real?

I see it time and again in my practice: women come to see me after being dismissed by one healthcare practitioner after another. These women are suffering from overwhelming fatigue, sleep disruptions, fuzzy thinking, and irritability, inability to cope with stress, recurrent infections and low libido, but they’ve been told there’s nothing that can be […]

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Slowing Down – Will It Make A Difference?

When I talk to women about their health, no topic is off limits. In my practice, so many different facets come up – the hot flashes associated with hormonal shifts, unwanted pounds, irregular periods, sleep disturbances, changes in libido, hair loss, fuzzy thinking, changes in energy – we talk about everything! Over the past few […]

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Symptoms of Adrenal Fatigue

There are so many daily stressors that send our adrenal glands a message to produce stress hormones. A wide range of physical and psychological demands like a stressful job, family responsibilities, relationship dynamics, lack of sleep, financial concerns, dieting, and emotional distress trigger our adrenals to provide relatively small blasts of strength in the form […]

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Psychological Symptoms of Adrenal Fatigue

Do you ever feel like life is simply too much to handle? Can another car cutting you off in traffic ruin your whole day? Perhaps you feel like you could “snap” at any moment, and find yourself barking at anyone around you, even those you love. Or you just can’t focus on the task in […]

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