Ditch caffeine and sugar to combat adrenal exhaustion

DO YOU struggle to get out of bed in the morning? Are you often tired? Do you rely on things like coffee or sugar to get you going?

I suspect a lot of you do and just think that it’s normal. Actually it can be a sign of a problem called adrenal exhaustion. Other symptoms of adrenal exhaustion include low mood, frustration and anxiety, poor concentration, poor sleep and exhaustion.

Adrenal exhaustion is caused by long term, or a lot of, stress.

This may be stress as we usually define it – work, life, family, money – anxieties and frustrations building up. But it may also include traumas, bereavements, illnesses or operations – these are all things that your body has had to cope with and recover from which may have left it depleted and struggling to catch up.

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