Restore Your Adrenals How to Overcome Adrenal Fatigue
Okay, well, welcome everyone. This is Nikolas Hedberg and tonight we’re going to be talking about how to restore your adrenal glands. We’ve been doing these monthly webinars for quite awhile now and they seem to be getting a good response. I’m just trying to put out as much educational material as possible. I know we’re all very busy, so why don’t we go ahead and just jump right in? Adrenal gland problems are very, very common, especially in today’s society. People are under, really, a tremendous amount of stress, probably more so than at any time in history. We have a food supply that is really not adequate. We have a large number of toxins in the environment,.
Airborne toxins inside and outside the home. We’re working more hours now than we’ve ever worked before. We have a lot of electromagnetic radiation from our computers, which we’re on right now, our cell phones. So there are many, many things that are really stressing our adrenals these days. And most people I find, there is some level of adrenal dysfunction, really, no matter what chronic illness they have, because they do play such an intricate role in the body. So, these are really the main symptoms that we see with adrenal stress. If you have any of these, they could be related to the adrenals. Fatigue, weight gain, depression, insomnia,.
The adrenals can wake you up at night if they’re out of balance. More so craving salt than sugar, but it could also be sugar cravings. Osteoporosis, frequent urination, especially at night, mood swings, low sex drive, ulcers, feeling shaky or lightheaded, hemorrhoids can actually be a sign of adrenal dysfunction. Having poor immune function, so you get sick very easily. People who pick up pretty much anything that’s going around, whether it’s a cold or flu, they might have issues with the adrenals. Then the adrenals have an intricate connection with the thyroid and viceversa, so if the adrenals are out of balance, that can definitely affect the thyroid. Some of the main hypothyroid.
Symptoms are going to be like cold hands and feet, constipation, difficulty losing weight, dry skin, dry brittle nails and hair to name a few. Hot flashes, when women are going into perimenopause, or when they’re postmenopausal, hot flashes can be much, much worse if the adrenals are out of balance. Another sign is dizziness, like if you move from a seated to a standing position very quickly, that could be adrenal dysfunction, low blood pressure, allergies, we also have to look at adrenals. Blurry vision, varicose veins and being a very slow morning starter, so these are the people who wake up in the morning, very, very difficult to get out of.
Bed, very difficult to get going. They usually need coffee to get going or exercise, they need to exercise to really get going, to kind of kickstart the adrenals. So these are really some of the main symptoms of adrenal stress. And these are going to be the causes of adrenal stress. Food allergies, things like gluten, dairy, corn, soy and eggs, those are kind of the big five. Any kind of chronic infection like a virus, Lyme disease, bacteria, fungus or parasite. Anemia, and that could be any kind of anemia, it could be not enough iron, it could be not enough vitamin B12, not drinking enough water.
And then we talked about the toxins in our environment and toxic metals can certainly stress them out. A traumatic event, you know, if you just got in a car accident or if you’re going through a divorce, death of a loved one, all these things will significantly stress the adrenals, emotional stressors. And then one of the biggest ones, most overlooked causes of adrenal stress is protein malnutrition. If you don’t get enough protein in your diet, that can definitely lead to adrenal gland imbalances. Blood sugar surges from processed and simple refined carbohydrates. Poor sleep patterns especially. What you want is consistency in your sleep pattern. So if.
You go to bed one night at 10:00, then at the next night at 1:00 a.m., and then at midnight, and then at 9:00, it’s all over the place, that’s going to cause a lot of adrenal problems. So you want to shoot for consistency in your sleep. Chemicals knows as methylxanthines, these are going to be found in pretty much any caffeinecontaining plant. Chocolate, black tea, acai, guarana, these all contain methylxanthines. Some people genetically have a difficult time metabolizing methylxanthines in the liver, but they can stress out the adrenals. Alcohol of course, alcohol can stimulate the adrenals. Leaky gut, actually our last webinar last month was on leaky gut and that can be found on.
Bryce Wylde talks about Menopause
There are three stages to menopause: PERImenopause, MENOpause, and POSTmenopause. The al definition of MENOPAUSE is when a woman’s menstrual periods stop completely and for a minimum of 12 months straight. It signals the end of the ovaries releasing eggs for fertilization. Menopause generally occurs between the ages of 4555, although it can occur as early as the 30s or as late as the 60s. It can also result from the surgical removal of both ovaries and also as chemotherapy treatment can induce menopause. But prior to menopause, PERImenopause a woman may begin to experience physical and emotional signs and symptoms, such as hot flashes and depression, even though they still menstruate.
The average length of perimenopause is four years, but for some women this stage may last only a few months and in others, it may continue for 10 years. Perimenopause ends the first year after menopause, when a woman has gone 12 months without having her period Changes and symptoms of Menopause include: a change in menstruation where periods may be shorter or longer, lighter or heavier, with more or less time in between; hot flashes andor night sweats; trouble sleeping; vaginal dryness; mood swings; trouble focusing; and, less commonly, hair loss on the head but increased hair on the face. About 85% of women experiencing menopause will have hot flashes. During POSTmenopause â€“ when a year has passed.
Since the last menstrual period women are at a higher risk for developing osteoporosis (bone loss) and heart disease, due to the decrease in circulating estrogen. CALCIUM is the nutrient consistently found to be the most important for attaining peak bone mass and preventing osteoporosis. Adequate VITAMIN D intake is required for optimal calcium absorption. Adequate calcium and vitamin D are deemed essential for the prevention of osteoporosis in general, and are key Natural Health Products to prevent postmenopausal osteoporosis. SAGE or Salvia officinalis contains compounds with mild estrogenic activity. In theory, estrogenic compounds may decrease menopausal symptoms. Sage has been tested.
Against menopausal symptoms with promising results. SOY products containing ISOFLAVONES have been studied for the reduction of menopausal symptoms such as hot flashes. And, BLACK COHOSH or Actaea racemosa, is popular as an alternative to hormonal therapy in the treatment of menopausal symptoms such as hot flashes, diaphoresis, palpitations, vaginal dryness, and mood disturbances.