Adrenal Fatigue is caused when the body becomes over stressed.
It’s the adrenal glands role to produce cortisol in response to stress, if we become too stressed then the adrenal gland is unable to produce more cortisol and adrenal fatigue sets in.
In some instances it’s good to produce cortisol, in fight or flight type situations, that is how our bodies have evolved to work. However 21st century living has introduced numerous stressors, these can be
work related, relationship, pollution, many foods can also induce a stress related response and increase levels of cortisol.
If you think you may be suffering from any of the symptoms of adrenal fatigue then the first step is to have an adrenal test.
Getting your adrenals tested involves testing your saliva for stress related hormones. You’ll be sent a kit with instructions to ‘spit’ into a tube at 4 times during the day and then send the samples to the laboratory for testing.
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