7 Signs That Adrenal Fatigue is Behind Your Anxiety, Sleep Problems And Joint Pain

When the adrenal glands are fighting to cope with stress and managing a very busy timetable is called an adrenal fatigue and this can lead to feeling burnout, dullness and tiredness.

This is not an actual medical condition and the doctor cannot diagnose it but you should know the symptoms and take some measures to reduce them.

It can also get more serious if not treated immediately, for example, there are 4 stages of adrenal fatigue, and when these stages are passed it can lead to adrenal insufficiency – an actual medical condition. So reveal the symptoms on time to prevent the appearance of more serious problems.

Levels of cortisol and debilitated functions of the body can be a result of stress, and the adrenal glands cannot bear the burden.

So here are 7 symptoms that you have adrenal fatigue:

1.Insomnia

Our body needs to rest for at least 8 hours straight, for it to be able to recover, recharge and reset well. An interrupted sleep will boost your energy and you will be fresh in the morning.

So it is important not to change the sleeping time with working, because it will interrupt all the processed in the body and you will have problems sleeping.

So it is recommended to go to bed at 10:30, and if you cannot fall asleep, lie in the dark and your body will release melatonin, which is a sleeping hormone. You can also try some other techniques to help you sleep like yoga, relaxation techniques and warm baths, which will relax your body.

2.Stiffness and pain

Stress prevents the body to regain its energy and this can cause pain and stiffness and also stress in the neck, jaw and back. So what you need to do is change the sleeping routine and also some yoga and stretching exercises.

Warm baths are also very beneficial as they have anti-inflammatory effect because of the release of magnesium, which relaxes the muscles and with the help of the crystal blend it balances the body and detoxifies it.

3.Exhaustion after working out

Practicing some exercises will boost your energy, but being too much physically active can also cause adrenal fatigue and disrupt the body function. So try to reduce the physical activity and practice some yoga, walking or easy exercises.

In case you want to lose weight, proper nutrition is more important than exercises so combine the two to get the wanted figure.

4.Poor digestion

Also the digestion process can be interrupted by stress and the body will not be able to digest the food nicely and it will prevent the body to get the needed nutrients. If this happens, you have poor digestion and metabolism and there are some consequences like: weight gain, diarrhea, constipation, indigestion and bloating.

What you can do to prevent this is to consume enough fluids, minerals and probiotics, and eat a healthy diet.

5.Depression or anxiety

Many problems can be a result of being physically overactive and you can experience poor cognitive function, mood changes and other complications. Stress is the main reason for depression and anxiety so it very important to manage to reduce the levels of stress and protect your health.

6.Feeling overwhelmed by life

Everything in life can be made better and simpler, but it will not happen if you strain your body to achieve this. It is essential for your body to take some time for yourself and not just to work to reach certain goals and put extra burden and stress to your body.

So spend some time on yourself every day, so that your body can relax and regain its strength to work properly.

7.Wacky hormones

The stage 2 of adrenal fatigue can actually do harm to the thyroid gland, and it can lead to the appearance of symptoms of a hypothyroid like dry skin and hair, weight gain, fatigue and poor circulation.

When the levels of stress and imbalance are increased, the production of cortisol will take up all the material for the hormone precursor.

Stress can also affect the symptoms of PMS and cause cycle loss. So it is important to avoid caffeine, use adaptogenic herbs, get enough sleep, drink enough fluids and consume healthy foods.


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