Ever been to a doctor and explained to them your symptoms only to be given a new prescription? The feeling of defeat comes in when you feel like nobody is listening or really trying to get to the underlying problem, meanwhile you’re the one suffering.
I know all too well the feeling and as a nurse, I have counseled many patients who felt the same. Our doctors are overworked so if anybody is going to have to work harder for your fight it’s going to have to be you.
Adrenal fatigue & stress
Adrenal fatigue is something doctors brush off. Our bodies were made to handle little amounts of stress on a daily basis. Our thyroid is now shutting down because it’s completely overworked from chronic stress. This means like a good partner the adrenal glands have to take over and they are not supposed to handle little stress but be ready to release adrenalin if a lion comes out of the forest to chase you!
Today we see a bunch of overworked people not even realizing stress being the silent killer is slowly taking a toll on the inside of the body. Nothing is working the way it’s supposed to because so many overworked organs are trying to handle chronic stress with no breaks in between.
Adrenal fatigue has several symptoms you should watch out for:
Cortisol is one of the essential hormones produced by the adrenal glands; it plays several important roles, including converting sugar and fat into energy. If the adrenal gland produces an insufficient amount of cortisol, fatigue will be the result.
Cortisol is also a key player in how the body reacts to stress. When cortisol levels drop, the body may have an increased stress response, leading to panic and anxiety attacks more than we would like to admit to ourselves at times.
Hormones produced by the adrenal glands also help regulate the immune system. When too few of these hormones are produced, the immune system does not function as it should, especially if the person is also experiencing exhaustion and anxiety. Since the body is unable to protect itself efficiently, it is not only more susceptible to illness and infections, but it gets harder to heal, as well.
Difficulty Falling Asleep
Difficulty falling asleep is a symptom of adrenal fatigue with a clear tie to some of the others we already mentioned. If you have a hard time falling asleep, it stands to reason that you may wake up with exhaustion and low energy. Cortisol is involved in regulating the sleep/wake cycle, and a hormonal imbalance can alter the natural rhythms of the body, leading to insomnia and interrupted sleep patterns night after night.
Another hormone released by the adrenal glands is aldosterone, which signals the kidneys to regulate sodium and potassium. Those experiencing adrenal fatigue may deal with frequent urination, which, at best, is inconvenient and, at worst, can significantly harm the body if not addressed.
Adrenal insufficiency and adrenal fatigue are not the same. True adrenal insufficiency is rare and considered an official medical diagnosis. If the problem lies in the adrenal glands themselves, a doctor will diagnose Addison’s disease, but adrenal insufficiency can also stem from diseases in the hypothalamus or pituitary gland, which signal the adrenal glands to produce and release necessary hormones. Proponents of adrenal fatigue as a diagnosis believe that the hormonal insufficiencies it causes are not quite as severe as with true adrenal insufficiency but cause significant symptoms nonetheless.
The cure is a 3 day reboot fast!
No worries with the right knowledge and proper nutrition we can beat this. I did a three-day fast to reboot my body to factory settings, then a 21 day fast to cure cancer and I felt amazing!!! Prior to this, I ate adrenal stimulating foods for a week.
Gold has a way of showing others who is in charge
The issue is you can’t play God if there is already one. Meaning we were created in a certain way, are made to function off certain foods, herbs, essential oils, etc., and not chemically processed meds, factory-made supplements, drugs, artificial food, or alcohol. You see the body has not changed only the information we are told about it! Anytime money’s involved its wealth over health!!