Adrenal Function

How Adrenal Exhaustion Is Making You Bloat

…Because practically anyone can suffer from edema, it's something everyone should know how to deal with. How to Bolster Your Adrenal Gland Function To strengthen the adrenal glands and help promote adequate production of aldosterone, I also recommend taking the following steps. * Eat several (4-6) smaller…

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Natural Supplements for Mental & Emotional Health

…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 been directly linked to weight gain, high blood pressure, decreased cognitive function, irritiability, and thyroid…

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On Women and Fluid Retention

…thyroid function prior to the period, resulting in excessive mood fluctuations, heavy cramping at the start of the period, and heavy flow. 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…

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Q&A: The Effect of Diet on ADHD

…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 suggestions…

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How to Deal With Sugar Cravings

…sugary 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…

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How to Lower Your Cortisol

…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 of…

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Three Steps to Control Stress

…adrenaline to power muscles. As I’ve written before, constant stress has the opposite effects on your body and mind. Your cardiovascular system, immune function, digestion, weight, sleep, mood, and focus all suffer. If your stress load becomes overwhelming, then it’s to your advantage to get it back under…

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