It may not be a widely acknowledged medical diagnosis but adrenal fatigue is just another vice of the modern day life full of stress and strain.
Fatigue, Weight gain, especially in the abdomen and waist and the inability to lose weight even when dieting;
Cravings for carbohydrates, sugars or salt;
Low blood pressure and blood sugar;
Intolerance to cold;
Dizziness especially when getting up from a seated position;
Inability to concentrate, memory problems, feeling "spaced out";
Tender spots in muscles;
Hormonal imbalances, generally feeling unwell.
Most Common cause of Adrenal Fatigue is excess stress. Any time a medication or a medical condition requires the use of corticosteroids or interrupts the function of the adrenal glands, adrenal fatigue can be the result. Negative thoughts cause tension, anxiety and fear. Transform your thoughts by focusing on the affirmative. Negative thoughts cause tension, anxiety and fear. Transform your thoughts by focusing on the affirmative.
Herbs that have been favored as helping those with adrenal fatigue are:
Fo-ti root (Ho Shou Wu) a Chinese herb, similar to ginseng, The Ayurvedic remedy of Triphala, used as a long-term glandular tonic, Black cohosh root, also used as a long-term glandular tonic
By including herbal teas into your diet, you will receive the energy you need without the use of stimulants such as coffee. Chamomile, green tea, black tea or mate, pronounced, "mah-tay" will leave you more energized without the feelings of jitteriness and are a much better health choice.
Just some of the things you need to avoid are: Prescription stimulants, highly sugared energy drinks, Caffeine and guarana.
The following supplements may also provide other benefits such as increased immune function, more energy, and better mood.
Vitamin C - sustained release, preferably low acid varieties.
Vitamin Epreferably vegetarian sources.
Vitamin B complex - available in injection by your doctor or in drinkable supplements.
Niacin as inositol hexaniacinate, in addition to the B vitamin complex above.
B-6 in addition to the B vitamin complex above.
Pantothenic acid - in addition to the B vitamin complex above.