Symptoms of adrenal fatigue include (but are not limited to) unexplained weight loss or gain, body aches and muscle pain, low blood pressure, salt and sugar cravings, dizziness, extreme fatigue, and low libido. Sound familiar? It doesn't come as a surprise that so many people are suffering from adrenal fatigue, as the epidemic of chronic stress only seems to be growing. Long work hours, living in a bustling city, lack of sleep, emotional trauma, and overexercising can all contribute to this condition that occurs when your adrenal glands throw in the towel and say "I've had enough."
Sadly, many of us have to get to this extreme point before we start prioritizing self-care and agree to give our bodies a little extra love. Healing from adrenal fatigue can no doubt be done, but it can also be a long and winding road, so here is some of the best adrenal health advice we've heard all year from three functional medicine experts who do it for a living: