Are you convinced you have adrenal fatigue? Or, maybe you did get diagnosed with adrenal fatigue. But whenever you try treating it, you end up feeling worse... Let's say you have all the symptoms of adrenal fatigue. You'll get completely different testing options from a family doctor versus a functional medicine practitioner. And even most tests … [Read more...]
Have you experienced such fatigue that you actually experience pain?
Fatigue doesn't just indicate low energy levels. Fatigue can be so intense that it causes physical discomfort - even pain.
Below, you'll learn all the ways fatigue can manifest in your physical body. From gut issues like IBS to chronic headaches to joint and muscle pain. All of these body symptoms are strongly connected to fatigue.
The following articles will show you how to best overcome the symptoms of fatigue that present within your body.
Adrenal fatigue describes a condition where your body struggles to produce enough cortisol. But other conditions, like high cortisol levels, could actually be what's causing your symptoms! So, you visit a natural health practitioner in hopes of treating your adrenal fatigue. All your symptoms fit so well. But after testing, you don't have the low … [Read more...]
Genetics, the mono virus, gut bacteria, and even hormones have each been thought to be causes of chronic fatigue. Maybe each of these is too specific. Maybe the root cause of fatigue is something more generalized. Maybe chronic fatigue is a consequence of inflammation. Inflammation that has gotten out of control and is affecting multiple body … [Read more...]
When you're chronically fatigued, if your practitioner tells you that standing on your head and drinking water 5x per day will increase your energy, you just might be willing to try it. Have you gotten to the point where you're willing to try anything to improve your fatigue levels? This can be a dangerous place to be in your healing journey. It … [Read more...]
Ensuring your blood sugar is balanced will prevent diabetes. But did you know that irregularities or fluctuations in your blood sugar could also lead to chronic fatigue syndrome? The blood sugar-fatigue connection is not as simple as the relationship between cortisol and insulin. A quick reminder for new readers, insulin is a hormone that is … [Read more...]
Are you convinced your adrenals are fatigued? But what exactly does a fatigued adrenal even mean? And more importantly, is adrenal fatigue even a real condition? You may have read an article regarding adrenal fatigue and felt that the listed symptoms described you perfectly: Difficulty getting out of bed each morning, even after a restful, … [Read more...]
Did you know: a leaky gut could be behind your chronic fatigue. Intestinal permeability or, leaky gut, has recently emerged as a potential culprit in chronic fatigue syndrome. In this post, we'll explore exactly what a leaky gut is (not what the media wants you to believe) and exactly how a leaky gut contributes to fatigue. Let's jump in! What's … [Read more...]
More than 10% of North Americans are taking cholesterol medication (statin drugs). (1) Unfortunately, these (often overprescribed) drugs can be an insidious cause of fatigue. Statin medications are in the top 3 of most prescribed medications. (2) More than thirty million Americans are currently taking cholesterol medication. In Canada, one in … [Read more...]