What is adrenal fatigue ?
Is a term that was coined in 1998 by chiropractor James Wilson, and it is used to describe a naturopathic philosophy regarding the effects of prolonged stress on the adrenal glands. Essentially, it exhausts them so they can’t produce sufficient amounts of hormones, primarily the glucocorticoid cortisol. This stress can be due to one or more different causes: physical (trauma; intense labour or over-exertion; musculoskeletal imbalances, and environmental toxins); dietary (nutritional deficiencies, food allergies or sensitivities); substance abuse; psychological (emotional problems, cognitive issues); psychosocial (loss, relationship difficulties, lack of social support, lack of resources for adequate survival); or perceptual (beliefs, roles, attitudes, world view) Read More
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