Adrenal fatigue is rampant – most do not even know that they have it! It is a serious issue though as it leads to more and more health problems.
Many may be unwilling to accept the fact that the solution to their health problems can be so simple or the fact that the adrenals can be the cause of so many health conditions. So, in the next few paragraphs I hope to be able to explain the adrenal functions so that you adequately understand to make empowered decisions regarding your health.
Stress is the causative factor of adrenal fatigue. The type of stress is not important – emotional, mental, social, financial, physical, spiritual – they all have a cumulative effect on the body. Stress is a double-edged sword. Stress is good to build strength, but excessive stress can destroy. Take a tree for example. The tree becomes stronger as it encounters stress – wind. On the other hand, excessive wind can mutilate and destroy the tree. In other words, we all should encounter stresses, respond to them properly, then heal from the stresses that we encounter.
The adrenal glands are known as the