Physical activity is essential to maintaining health. But is it still beneficial for those with adrenal fatigue? Our HPA axis evolved when we were hunter-gatherers. It is well equipped to deal with bear encounters and other short-lived stresses. Unfortunately, the long-term stress that is ubiquitous in modern society presents a large challenge to … [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.
Are probiotics helping your IBS? Or, are they expensive supplements that are (literally) being flushed down the toilet? If you read last week's post on probiotics, then you know what strains to take for irritable bowel syndrome. This week, I'm going to give you an in-depth explanation on probiotics - who they're for, the effects of specific … [Read more...]
This post is the second in the ‘Best for IBS’ series of posts. Be sure to also check out the first post, Best Diet for IBS . You’ve heard about the benefits of probiotics for IBS, but you aren’t quite sure where to start. It’s a good idea to do a little research first as not all strains of probiotics work well for treating IBS. Read on to … [Read more...]
You know that IBS and fatigue are connected. But what about constipation? Could constipation be an early warning sign of chronic fatigue syndrome? For those readers with CFS, I'm confident you can relate to some of the irregularities in your guts. The medical literature has documented many connections between chronic fatigue syndrome and gut … [Read more...]
Is glutamine really all that's required to heal a leaky gut? Or is it just another health fad? If you google leaky gut + glutamine, you'll be flooded with more than ten pages of articles. The majority of these articles praise glutamine as being a cure-all for leaky gut syndrome (aka intestinal permeability). As with most fads, they start out in … [Read more...]
As anyone with an autoimmune disease knows, fatigue is a common symptom. But could fatigue also be an early warning sign that you're on the way to developing autoimmunity? A 2015 study reported 98% of those with an autoimmune disease said that their fatigue was profound and debilitating. In fact, the fatigue was cited as being so bad that it … [Read more...]
This is the final article in an ongoing series. Make sure to check out the previous articles before starting this one: What Causes Adrenal Fatigue? (Part I): An Introduction What Causes Adrenal Fatigue? (Part II): Blood Sugar What Causes Adrenal Fatigue? (Part III): Sleep What Causes Adrenal Fatigue? (Part IV): Inflammation What … [Read more...]
This is the fifth article in an ongoing series. Make sure to check out the other articles when you’re finished with this one: What Causes Adrenal Fatigue? (Part I): An Introduction What Causes Adrenal Fatigue? (Part II): Blood Sugar What Causes Adrenal Fatigue? (Part III): Sleep What Causes Adrenal Fatigue? (Part IV): Inflammation … [Read more...]