Adrenal Fatigue

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How the Standard American Diet and Celiac Disease Cause Intestinal Dysbiosis

The stress caused by an unhealthy small intestine can lead to adrenal fatigue. Often, this is caused by an imbalance in gastrointestinal bacteria, which causes a loss of the integrity of the intestinal [more…]

How Deficiencies of Potassium, Calcium, and Vitamin C Can Lead to Adrenal Fatigue

Nutrient deficiencies can affect multiple organ systems and possibly lead to adrenal fatigue. You need important minerals (including magnesium, calcium, and potassium), trace minerals [more…]

How Deficiencies of Vitamins D, E, and K Can Lead to Adrenal Fatigue

Adrenal fatigue can be caused by nutrient deficiencies, which can affect multiple organ systems. Vitamins D, E, and K are important parts of keeping your adrenal system functioning properly. But be sure [more…]

Basics of the Holistic Approach to Treating Adrenal Fatigue

Adrenal fatigue can be diagnosed and treated only through a holistic approach. A holistic practitioner understands that body, mind, and spirit are interrelated and that all three need to be evaluated to [more…]

How to Manage Magnesium Depletion for Adrenal Fatigue Treatment

To avoid adrenal fatigue, healthcare practitioners generally recommended that you take in at least 600 to 800 milligrams of magnesium a day. Great dietary sources of magnesium include leafy green vegetables [more…]

How to Manage Trace Minerals for Adrenal Fatigue Treatment

Three trace minerals (zinc, chromium, and selenium) sometimes need replacement if testing shows you have low levels. When supplementing with micronutrients [more…]

How to Manage Potassium and Calcium Depletion for Adrenal Fatigue Treatment

If you have adrenal fatigue, you're likely deficient in one or more minerals essential for health. Chronic inflammation, diet, and intestinal dysbiosis are common reasons for mineral depletion in adrenal [more…]

How to Take Vitamin Supplements for Adrenal Fatigue Treatment

The best source of vitamins is food. Fruits and vegetables provide excellent antioxidant support in addition to supplying vitamins and other nutrients. However, if you have adrenal fatigue, then you need [more…]

The Adrenal Glands’ Importance to Blood and pH Balance

The adrenal glands are organs that work many wonders. In addition to regulating blood pressure, these glands work in conjunction with the kidneys to regulate blood chemistry. The adrenal glands are also [more…]

How to Reduce Inflammation and Provide Natural Antioxidant Support to Your Cells

An important aspect of the treating adrenal fatigue is combating inflammation. To do so, everyone should take a strong antioxidant daily. If you eat a healthy diet, do you really need to take an antioxidant [more…]

How to Balance Total Body pH Naturally

An important aspect of treating adrenal fatigue is correcting acidosis and balancing total body pH. An alkaline-based diet, alkaline water, and a powder are all things you can use to keep your body alkaline [more…]

Natural and Prescription Sleep Aids for Help with Adrenal Fatigue

One of the biggest problems that someone with adrenal fatigue has is getting a good night's sleep. Here are some supplements you can take to help you rest: [more…]

4 Strong Herbs That Can Boost Fatigued Adrenal Glands

Here are some of the big guns — herbs that can provide the adrenal glands with the boost they need when you're dealing with adrenal fatigue and especially with adrenal exhaustion. You can add these to [more…]

How to Alleviate Adrenal Fatigue through Meditative Exercises

People with adrenal fatigue tolerate meditative exercise very well. Meditation-based exercises include yoga and t'ai chi (t'ai chi ch'uan). Yoga is possibly 5,000 years old, and t'ai chi is at least 900 [more…]

How to Enjoy Aerobic Exercise with Adrenal Fatigue

Exercise can deplete the energy in a muscle quickly, so pay attention to your body. With adrenal fatigue, muscle cells’ mitochondria may not function optimally, and with some forms of exercise, that may [more…]

How to Measure Urinary and Salivary Cortisol Levels to Monitor Your Adrenal Health

Healthcare practitioners test for adrenal fatigue by focusing on hormones produced by the adrenal glands and other parts of the body. Different practitioners have different approaches to evaluating the [more…]

How to Test for Adrenal Hormones

Besides cortisol, the other adrenal hormones to test for are DHEA, aldosterone, estrogen, pregnenolone, and progesterone. They can be measured in the blood, but some people prefer salivary tests because [more…]

How to Measure Blood Acidosis and Urinary pH Levels to Monitor Your Adrenal Health

Your healthcare provider can order two blood tests to get a sense of how acidic your blood is to monitor for adrenal fatigue. The first test is a serum [more…]

How to Reduce Adrenal Fatigue through Time off from Work

If you're stressed by your job, enjoying time off from work may be just what the doctor ordered for your adrenal fatigue. Reasons for job dissatisfaction are many, and they can include spending an inordinate [more…]

How to Eat and Drink Well during the Workday

What you put (or don't put) in your body while at work can exacerbate any stressful situation and worsen your adrenal fatigue. The two biggest culprits at work are caffeinated beverages and sugar, but [more…]

The Impact of Chronic Stress on Your Adrenal Glands

To deal with a constant barrage of stress, your adrenal glands are producing mega amounts of hormones, especially cortisol. Your adrenal glands eventually become fatigued; they simply can't keep up with [more…]

The Relationship between Common Stressors and Adrenal Fatigue

Stress is a significant contributor to adrenal fatigue. What exactly is stress? It's difficult to quantify, but you know when you're under stress. One commonly used definition of [more…]

How Sleeplessness Is Linked to Adrenal Fatigue

During sleep, your body repairs itself and regenerates. Lack of sleep over a period of time weakens your immune system and can affect thinking, mood, and judgment. Long-term sleep deprivation is a risk [more…]

How to Sleep Better to Reduce Adrenal Fatigue

To sleep longer and better to help reduce adrenal fatigue, first be aware of things you can control that may affect your sleep. To improve the quality and quantity of your sleep, try the following tips [more…]

How Sleep Apnea and Adrenal Fatigue are Linked

Sleep apnea is one of the most under-recognized causes of poor sleep quality. It’s also linked to high blood pressure that’s difficult to get under control, kidney disease, and, believe it or not, adrenal [more…]


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