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How to Alleviate a Caregiver's Burden

Caregivers can have bad days, too! As you’re caring for your loved one, you may experience a whole range of emotions — from sadness to helplessness to feelings of guilt that your loved one has cancer and [more…]

Improve Your Bedside Manner When a Loved One Has Cancer

When your loved one is going through treatment, a variety of unknown, unscheduled, and unexpected demands may arise. These situations will be taxing on both you and your loved one, and depending on the [more…]

Connecting Intestinal Health to Adrenal Fatigue

The health of your intestine is directly connected to the development of adrenal fatigue. Your intestine contains trillions of bacteria, which form an ecological community often referred to as an [more…]

Reducing Stress at Work to Ease Adrenal Fatigue

Work is one of the leading sources of stress in people’s daily lives, and stress is a key trigger of adrenal fatigue. The initial question is why your job is causing so much stress. Do you dislike your [more…]

10 Foods for Boosting Adrenal Function

Detoxing your way out of adrenal fatigue takes time and patience. Your body doesn’t have the reserves required to go full-throttle into detox mode, so add the following foods to your diet slowly. [more…]

Recognizing the Symptoms of Adrenal Fatigue

It’s hard to recognize the symptoms of adrenal fatigue for what they are. Many of them develop gradually, and people tend to ignore them until things get really bad. If you have more than one of the following [more…]

Taking Dietary Supplements for Adrenal Fatigue

One big contributor to the development of adrenal fatigue is the nutrient-poor, processed Western diet. Your adrenal glands need certain vitamins and minerals on a daily basis for optimal health. Consider [more…]

Avoiding Foods that Contribute to Adrenal Fatigue

Diet plays an important role in managing adrenal fatigue. You need to know which foods to add to your diet and which foods to avoid. The foods listed here can acutely stress out an already fatigued adrenal [more…]

Controlled Exercises for Adrenal Fatigue Patients

Exercise provides many benefits, including stress reduction. If you've been diagnosed with adrenal fatigue, you need to begin your exercise program in a [more…]

Getting Support When You Have Adrenal Fatigue

Many people aren’t aware that adrenal fatigue exists or that it’s a medical problem. This lack of information is an issue not only among family and friends but also for many people in the medical community [more…]

Adrenal Fatigue For Dummies Cheat Sheet

Treating adrenal fatigue includes improving nutrition, replacing key nutrients, supplementing with antioxidants, reducing stress, and beginning a controlled exercise program. Before you can treat the condition [more…]

The Role of Inflammation in Adrenal Fatigue

Inflammation is not only strongly associated with the development of adrenal fatigue. It is also a major cause of many chronic illnesses, including heart disease and cancer. What exactly is inflammation [more…]

Fibromyalgia Syndrome as a Cause of Adrenal Fatigue

Fibromyalgia syndrome (FMS) is a medical condition related to the adrenal system that's really a constellation of symptoms strongly characterized by muscle pain, fatigue, and an inability to get a decent [more…]

Rheumatoid Arthritis as a Cause of Adrenal Fatigue

Rheumatoid arthritis (RA) is a debilitating inflammatory arthritis that can cause adrenal fatigue and typically occurs in middle-aged individuals, but it can occur in people as young as their 20s and 30s [more…]

Lupus as a Cause of Adrenal Fatigue

Systemic lupus erythematosus (SLE), more commonly known as just lupus, is an autoimmune disease that can cause adrenal fatigue. It is commonly found in women in their late 30s to early 50s. This condition [more…]

Thyroid Dysfunction as a Cause of Adrenal Fatigue

The thyroid gland, which is located right below your voice box, is an important part of the adrenal system that produces the hormones thyroxine (also called T4) and triiodothyronine [more…]

Lyme Disease as a Cause of Adrenal Fatigue

Lyme disease is an infection that can cause adrenal fatigue; it is a tick-borne illness that causes chronic pain and disability in some people. It's transmitted by the deer tick, and the organism responsible [more…]

Acidosis and Its Link to Adrenal Fatigue

One of the biggest causes of and contributors to adrenal fatigue is acidosis. What exactly is acidosis? Acidosis, the blood becomes too acidic, which can cause a number of serious problems over time. [more…]

Adrenal Fatigue: The Western Diet and Diabetes as Common Causes of Acidosis

Many factors go into maintaining pH balance in the body. Acidosis, when the blood is too acidic, increases your risk of developing adrenal fatigue. Some of these are dietary factors; others relate to problems [more…]

Adrenal Fatigue: Kidney and Lung Disease as Common Causes of Acidosis

One risk factor for adrenal fatigue is acidosis, when the blood becomes too acidic. Two factors that can contribute to acidosis are kidney disease and lung disease. [more…]

How Food Sensitivities and Food Allergies Can Lead to Adrenal Fatigue

Some foods you consume can trigger an inflammatory reaction and lead to adrenal fatigue; that's how your body reacts to the food. What these foods are, however, depends on your body. Different people have [more…]

How to Manage Magnesium to Prevent Adrenal Fatigue

The mineral magnesium is part of the energy mechanism that keeps cells running smoothly and prevent adrenal fatigue. Magnesium is a catalyst for more than 200 chemical reactions in the human body. The [more…]

How to Manage Trace Minerals to Prevent Adrenal Fatigue

The three trace minerals here — zinc, chromium, and selenium — are vital to total body and adrenal health. They're called trace minerals because you need to consume only small amounts of them. Even though [more…]

How to Manage B Vitamins to Prevent Adrenal Fatigue

Deficiencies of B vitamins can affect your overall health and even cause adrenal fatigue. Many of the B vitamins are essential for optimal health, but a specific B vitamin, vitamin B5 [more…]

How to Choose Experts for an Adrenal Fatigue Management Team

Many patients with adrenal fatigue not only see more than one medical doctor but also see more than one holistic healthcare provider. These practitioners can include your medical doctor, your holistic [more…]

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