Adrenal Gland

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…

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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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Three Steps to Control Stress

…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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Normal or Not? Reading Your Blood Pressure

…reading. * Have your blood pressure taken while laying down, standing and sitting. Readings may elevate as your change positions, a sign of weak adrenal glands rather than high blood pressure. * Make sure your elbow is at the same level as your heart during the screening. An elbow even an inch below where…

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Addiction to Alcohol Recovery, Part III: Blood Sugar

…“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 an effort to do the following…

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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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On Women and Fluid Retention

…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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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 prescription…

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How to Deal With Sugar Cravings

…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 am…

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Is Fast Food Causing ADHD?

…-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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