Do you suffer from unexplained fatigue and exhaustion? Perhaps you have seen your doctor and after a basic workup you have been told that everything is ok. Unexplained fatigue is a common concern that I see in practice. It is a general symptom that has a multitude of causes.
Let’s dig deeper to understand the root cause of fatigue. Understanding is the first step in creating a health plan that will optimally support you in regaining your strength and vitality.
Have you been burning the candle at both ends? Chronic stress has a negative impact on the adrenal glands and cortisol production. Signs of adrenal dysfunction include afternoon fatigue, feeling “tired and wired”, cold hands and feet, blood sugar sensitivity and blood pressure changes.
Stress is a major cause of fatigue. Chronically elevated cortisol has a breakdown effect on the body and depletes the body at the cellular level affecting mood, hormones, blood sugar and more.
A basic assessment involves looking for deficiency of