Stress and Adrenal Support

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The adrenals are two little thumb-sized glands that sit on top of your kidneys. They are responsible for producing and distributing the stress hormones that help you respond to the conditions of your daily life.

When exposed to stress, our “fight or flight” nervous system signals the adrenal glands to produce cortisol, one of the body’s main stress hormones. If cortisol levels become too high for too long undesirable effects may begin to occur.

Think of your adrenals like your bank account. If you keep withdrawing from your account  you’ll eventually be overdrawn. At that point every little financial need will seem like a big deal. If you constantly press your adrenals with stress eventually even little issues create big stress responses.

You can reduce the stress on your adrenal glands by making simple lifestyle changes. Include protein with snacks and meals to keep your blood sugar and your adrenals balanced. Reduce coffee intake to just one cup in the morning. Aim to get to bed by 10pm at the latest

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