Adrenal fatigue is a controversial topic. Both in the conventional and alternative medicine communities. Medical doctors don’t acknowledge its existence. Alternative and natural practitioners diagnose everyone with it. Somewhere between the two extremes lies the truth behind adrenal fatigue. In this post, we’ll expose the common myths surrounding adrenal fatigue. Myth #1: Adrenal fatigue is […]
From Adrenal Fatigue To Adrenal Vitality
It feels like every day you are dealing with:
- Constant exhaustion
- Random body aches
- Crippling anxiety
- Chronic stomach and gut issues
Despite your doctor’s dismissal, you believe these are all symptoms of adrenal fatigue. But what caused it? And more importantly, how do you treat it so you can beat the fatigue and get some energy back?
Adrenal fatigue is caused by stress, but it may not be the stress you immediately think of.
It’s likely not your finances, relationship, job, family, or anything else you commonly think of as stressful that’s the real problem.
The cause of your adrenal fatigue is a stress you’re probably not even aware of.
And until you identify and remove this hidden cause of your stress your adrenal fatigue will not improve.
To figure out what your hidden stress is, check out the below articles:
For our most recent writings on adrenal fatigue, scroll down.
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