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Adrenal Cocktails Fad or Hack?

Adrenal Cocktails Fad or Hack?

Adrenal fatigue, or adrenal insufficiency, occurs when your adrenal glands stop producing enough of the essential hormone for life, resulting in body aches, hair loss, and more. According to the Mayo Clinic, “Proponents of the adrenal fatigue diagnosis claim this is a mild form of adrenal insufficiency caused by chronic stress.” While blood tests are not currently sensitive enough to detect this slight change/difference, as the Mayo Clinic says, “your body is.” So, how do you combat adrenal fatigue? Adrenal cocktails have drawn our attention as a potential solution. We’ll explain the ins and outs of these cocktails and how they may benefit you!
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How Stress Changes Our Bodies and Brains

How Stress Changes Our Bodies and Brains

Our minds, bodies, and spirit are intrinsically connected. What affects one affects them all. When we experience stress, we see the implications throughout our whole being. As we’ve been looking into our adrenal system and stress, it’s essential to know not just how our bodies respond to stress, but how increased stress levels can affect both our bodies and our brains.
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Adrenal Fatigue and Stress

Adrenal Fatigue and Stress

We recently discussed what our adrenal glands are and how we can support them for optimal performance. This week, we want to dive into a condition called adrenal fatigue and see how it relates to stress as well as how we can use this knowledge to help our bodies heal. First, let’s look into what adrenal fatigue is.
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Supporting Your Adrenal Glands

Your adrenal glands are not likely something you’ve given much thought to in the past. These two tiny powerhouses are housed on top of your kidneys and have been responsible for keeping humans alive for millennia. When we’re under stress or in danger, adrenal glands flood our bodies and brains with a hormone cocktail of adrenaline and cortisol. The adrenal glands wear many hats including managing energy levels, blood pressure, immune health, and our stress response. We’re going to take a look at what our adrenal glands do and how we can support them to avoid adrenal fatigue.
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The Science of Calm 

The Science of Calm 

We live in a world that thrives on stress. Especially in our Western culture, where stress is a supposed indicator of how hard you are working, the importance of slowing down and calming the mind has been all but forgotten. It is important to remember the damaging effects that stress can have on your body and learn how you can achieve a relaxed and calm state.
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Adrenal Fatigue: Are you Stressed? Learn how to tell if you have Adrenal Fatigue

Adrenal Fatigue: Are you Stressed? Learn how to tell if you have Adrenal Fatigue

Don’t let stress cause you your health -- adrenal fatigue is not a myth and is more common than you would think. What is Adrenal Fatigue? What is Adrenal Fatigue? Adrenal fatigue is associated with prolonged or intense stress brought about by multiple internal and external factors -- physical, emotional, psychological, and environmental. It appears as
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Feeling Fatigued? These Foods and Supplements Can Wake You Up

Feeling Fatigued? These Foods and Supplements Can Wake You Up

Feeling Fatigued? These Foods and Supplements Can Wake You Up  A full 8 hours of sleep is supposed to be all you need to boost your energy and stay alert throughout the day. So why do you still suffer from morning and afternoon fatigue? Pouring yourself that second cup of coffee may seem like a good solution, but the slump that inevitably comes afterward can leave you feeling
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