As complicated as it may sound, adrenal fatigue is a condition that could have already affected many of you. Fatigue is a common symptom that could indicate occasional stress and in extreme cases, adrenal fatigue. However, fatigue is just one of the many signals that your body will give you.
It is important to be well aware of the smallest changes in your body in order to be able to diagnose a debilitating condition like adrenal fatigue. Needless to say, timely diagnosis will guarantee better treatment options.
Before we delve into the depth of this condition, let’s understand what is adrenal fatigue. Basically, when your adrenal glands are functioning below the expected level, it is likely to lead to adrenal fatigue. Occasionally, this happens due to excessive stress however if the symptoms of the fatigue continues, it can lead to more serious consequences. Adrenal Fatigue can result from many causes, however stress continues to be the leading cause for this condition.
When the adrenal gland is affected or is under performing, the hormone levels produced by the adrenal gland can decline or in some cases rise before they fall. This can affect every part of the body. However, the extent to which it affects the body will differ from case to case. This means that even a common symptom like fatigue will be characterised with slightly different set of parameters in each patient. There are many Adrenal Fatigue symptoms and treatment options as well.
One of the major causes of adrenal fatigue is stress. As long as you can manage stress, you can avoid a lot of health problems not just adrenal fatigue. There are other causes of adrenal fatigue like recovery from a disease , surgery or infection (situations that rely on the immune response of the body).
Sivanna Health offers extensive options of treatment for taking care of adrenal fatigue. Our focus is on treating the root cause of the condition rather than just providing symptomatic relief. However, the approach differs from patient to patient and is determined by the severity of symptoms:
Adrenal nourishment is essential: Healthy fats and a diet rich in nutrients can help the glands to recover faster.
Adrenal herbs: This treatment focuses on treating the patients with herbs that are known to nourish the adrenal glands as well as other endocrine glands.
Normalise your habits: This is where the patient is coaxed into adapting to a healthy lifestyle. Eat healthy food regularly without skipping meals, make it a point to exercise every morning, remember to de-stress the body, etc.
Counseling or coaching: This is to help the patient cope with behavioral changes.