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What is Adrenal Fatigue? What Can You Do About It?

Adrenals are a pair of little glands that sit above your kidneys. They are one of those body parts that you do not pay a lot of attention to until they let you down. Actually it is more of a case of you letting them down.

Adrenal fatigue is a modern disease created by diet and lifestyle. It affects twice as many women as men. Full recovery without treatment is rare. Many sufferers have reported the onset after a stressful event or an infectious illness such as glandular fever. It is not so much the event, but the condition of the body prior to the event that pushes the body into adrenal fatigue.

The classic scenario is the committed businessperson or homemaker, who burns the candles at both ends. They move from project to project, driving themselves. As their energy levels drop, they start to depend on caffeine and sugar hits, more and more, to get that energy burst to keep going.

Their body is first whispering, then talking to them, but they are much too busy being busy, to listen. It gets harder and harder to get out of bed in the morning. Their day develops into a pattern. They have to drag themselves out of bed in the morning. It takes caffeine, refined carbohydrates and sugar to get going and they get a bit of an energy rise at around 10.00am, followed by a late afternoon slump, with a rise in the late evening. The body is talking, but they are still not listening, so now the body starts shouting. Now, they cannot get out of bed in the morning, Getting dressed is a major effort. Everything is a major effort. The best they can do is lie around all day.

Often, conventional medicine does not recognise adrenal fatigue. The tests come back as normal, so they cannot be anything wrong. Most adrenal fatigue sufferers go through a gambit of practitioners, searching to regain their lives.

Adrenal fatigue is a progressive condition. It starts with a serious lack of energy; and can develop into just being too tired to do anything.  Sleep provides no relief. The sooner you act, the quicker the results. Your body cannot correct itself unless it gets what it needs.

At bewell, we run a series of scientifically validated tests to look at what is really going on in your body. We look at energy levels from a cellular level up. We have a proven track record of dealing with this every increasing malaise of our modern society. Visit our website for the classic signs of adrenal fatigue

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