Everyone knows that exercise plays an important role in health. However, fatigue is a common symptom of those recovering from “adrenal fatigue,” also known as HPA axis dysfunction. So how do you exercise when you feel exhausted? Read on to learn about the concept of metabolic reserve and how it can help you to build back up to your previous energy levels.
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Adrenal Fatigue & HPA Axis
Is stressing about your diet and exercise routine ruining your fertility and causing PCOS symptoms? Learn how to change your lifestyle and get your hormonal health back on track.
Fatigue is one of the most common symptoms that patients report to health care practitioners. In fact, one recent study found that nearly 40 percent of U.S. employees experienced significant fatigue in the previous two week period. (1) This shouldn’t come as a surprise, given the diet and lifestyle that most people living in the industrialized world follow. The average American gets almost 70 percent of calories from flour, sugar, industrialized plant oils, alcohol, and… Read More
For years doctors and dentists have believed that malocclusion (teeth that don’t line up correctly) cause pain in the TMJ. However, newer research has shown while structural abnormalities may be part of the picture, this disorder is also associated with biological, behavioral and cognitive factors.
Is daily stress in your life leading to or causing adrenal fatigue? Find out what the symptoms are and how you can keep yourself healthy in the modern world.
Cortisol is a steroid hormone released by the adrenals, which sit on top of the kidneys. I’m sure most people listening have heard of cortisol, so I’m not going to go into too much detail. Basically, it’s a stress hormone that gets released in order to manifest our fight-or-flight response in stressful conditions. Another thing that cortisol can do is raise blood sugar if it’s dropped below a safe level, through gluconeogenesis. Then finally, cortisol has… Read More