What Is It?
Adrenal fatigue also known as Hypoadrenia is a fully recognisable syndrome. It is a deficiency in the function of the adrenal glands. There are many forms to adrenal fatigue from mild to severe. It can be alleviated through safe, natural ways and also can be totally preventable by how we live our lives. People that suffer with Adrenal fatigue do not have obvious physical conditions but this syndrome can work havoc with your lives if left unresolved. The extreme end of can be life threatening as it has structural and physiological damage to the adrenal glands.
Your adrenal gland release a hormones that help our bodies respond to the stresses in our lives. As the condition worsens it then lays a foundation for other more severe symptoms because of the lowered adrenal activity, resulting in fatigue.
What Causes It?
Many happenings in our life can cause adrenal fatigue such as having a stressful job, bereavement, trauma, or a serious illness. Other factors such as poor diet, environmental toxins, physical exertion and illness. If all these events keep happening then the adrenal glands become overworked and the body is unable to compensate and recover, adrenal fatigue is the end result.
Anyone can suffer with Adrenal fatigue and affects people from all walks of life.
What Are The Signs And Symptoms?
- Lack of energy
- Increased effort to carry our jobs
- Unable to get up early in the morning
- Mild depression
- Fatigue not relieved by sleep
- Salt and sugary food cravings
- Reduced sex drive
- Unable to handle stress
- Recovers slowly from illness or trauma
- Light headed when standing up
- Less happiness in life
- Pre menstrual syndrome
- Poor memory
- Unable to focus
- Poor motivation
- Afternoon slump
- Feel better on a evening
If you have said yes to any of the symptoms then it is likely that you are suffering with Adrenal fatigue.