Adrenal

What is Ashwagandha?

…-inflammatory benefits Ashwagandha has even been found to reduce the growth of cancer cells. Ashwagandha should also be used by anyone who is having adrenal or hormonal problems. Dosage 1 to 6 grams of ashwagandha would be advised for daily consumption. You May Also Be Interested In: * The Power of Proper…

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Alleviate Allergies Naturally

…prevent the release of histamine or by reducing histamine levels. Unfortunately they can cause a wide range of side effects (heart problems, hair loss, adrenal depletion, weight gain, drowsiness, mood changes, etc.). In addition, drug-containing sprays and inhalers can often lead to “rebound congestion,”…

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Q&A: The Effect of Diet on ADHD

…been diagnosed with ADHD. As you’ve instructed, I’ve limited his use of sugar and refined carbohydrates, and I’ve been working to improve his adrenal gland function and blood sugar. He’s improved a lot, but is there anything else you can recommend? I know it may take some time, but any other quick…

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Three Steps to Control Stress

…down. * Be thankful. No matter what’s going on in your life, it never hurts to remember that you have things to be grateful for. * Support your adrenals. Stress puts a day-in day-out demand on your “stress glands.” Eventually they can no longer respond properly.

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How to Lower Your Cortisol

…often recommended by psychiatrists for mood disorders because of their power to create a calm energy in their users. B vitamins also support healthy adrenal functioning and production and combat elevated cortisol levels. Now it’s your turn: What have you done to help your body recover after a long period…

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Fight the Flu With Licorice Root

…animals by stimulating the production of interferon by the immune system T cells. Glycyrrhizin is chemically similar to hormones produced by the adrenal glands. Its structure is responsible for its immune-boosting and anti-inflammatory capabilities as well as its side effects. At the first sign of the…

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How Adrenal Exhaustion Is Making You Bloat

…strengthen the adrenal glands and help promote adequate production of aldosterone, I also recommend taking the following steps. * Eat several (4-6) smaller meals or snacks throughout the day, rather than two or three large meals. (Eating as if you were diabetic will take a burden off the adrenals and allow…

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On Women and Fluid Retention

…Correcting fluid retention in these women requires a little more effort than the recommendations I've discussed so far. In addition to strengthening the adrenal glands, women who have these symptoms must also concentrate on helping the liver break down any excess estrogen in the system. Given the right circumstances…

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Natural Supplements for Mental & Emotional Health

…often recommended for mood disorders because of their power to create a calm energy in people who take them. B-complex vitamins also support healthy adrenal function, so they effectively combat elevated cortisol levels. Cortisol is the hormone we release during stressful periods, and too much cortisol has…

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Addiction to Alcohol Recovery, Part III: Blood Sugar

…quick fix or “crutch” to compensate for the drop in blood sugar. Methods needed to treat hypoglycemia include nutritionally strengthening the adrenal, thyroid, and sometimes the pituitary glands. Healthy Habits for Controlling Blood Sugar Those who have dealt with addiction to alcohol should make…

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One of the Best Flu Prevention Tactics Revealed

…Avoid less obvious sources of caffeine like chocolate, chocolate-flavored foods, soft drinks, and salt, which can act as a mild stimulant to the adrenal glands. * Take a look at the medications you’re using. One of the biggest detriments to sleep is the widespread use of both over-the-counter and…

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How to Deal With Sugar Cravings

…foods has been found to do everything from aggravate the symptoms of ADHD, unbalance hormone production leading to acne, and disrupt the function of adrenal glands and subsequently the ability to manage stress (cortisol issues), in addition to being a leading cause of obesity and diabetes. This is why I…

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Is Fast Food Causing ADHD?

…low-fat, high-fiber and high-protein foods, the elimination of sugar and other refined carbohydrates, and a supplement pro-gram to strengthen the adrenal glands and thyroid will generally solve so-called ADHD problems. These measures can also help adults suffering from fatigue, depression, mood swings…

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