While diet, exercise and a healthy lifestyle are the primary keys to True Wellness, it is often difficult to get everything our bodies need. Quality supplementation in the correct quantity and format is often required.
Today in the spotlight is Adrenal Support – a herbal combination formulated to help those experiencing acute stress and nervousness to find quick, temporary relaxation and calm.
Did you know… the adrenal glands (located on top of the kidneys) are responsible for secreting the stress hormones cortisol and adrenalin. The also help support muscle. Stress hormone levels rise when a person experiences stress and prepares the body for either a “fight or flight” response. These same hormones also happen to get us up in the morning to face the busy tasks of the day. But too much of a good thing can be detrimental.
The term “adrenal fatigue” refers to a condition frequently observed in clinical practice by naturopathic doctors and integrative physicians. It refers to a condition “in which an individual is unable to produce adequate amounts of cortisol, due to repeated exposure to stressful events or circumstances that have depleted the individual’s adaptive mechanisms.” This constant release of stress hormones can adversely affect energy levels, muscular strength, blood sugar levels, mood, sleep patterns, response to environmental stress, and cardiovascular and immune health. Modern lifestyles with chemical food additives, stimulants, caffeine, alcohol, electromagnetic fields (EMFs), work, traffic and family life can keep individuals in a constant state of stress, resulting in chronically high levels of stress hormone and adrenal gland exhaustion. Here is a great article from Alive Magazine on adrenal fatigue: www.alive.com/health/adrenal-fatigue/
Our Adrenal Support formula contains Adaptogens, a classification of herbs used in traditional herbal medicine to describe herbs which support the body in times of stress, along with supporting vitamins and minerals. It is designed to support, nourish, and balance the adrenal system. Proper balancing of the adrenal system can help you feel calm, less moody, have more energy, and fall asleep easier.
As with all herbal supplements, please consult with your practitioner if you are taking other medications to ensure no adverse reactions may occur. Is your adrenal system running on empty? BOOK an analysis and find out!