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Do You Have Adrenal Burnout?

Updated: May 8, 2023

Adrenal glands are responsible for producing and releasing the following essential hormones specifically your stress regulating hormone Cortisol. Cortisol plays an important role in the body’s stress response. When you have too little it will affect health. Having too much will affect health. Maintaining an adequate balance of cortisol is essential for health.

Symptoms of imbalance of cortisol:

☑ Weight gain — particularly around your stomach, upper back, and face

☑ Fatigue

☑ Weakened immune system

☑ Acne

☑ Thinning of hair

☑ Slow wound healing

☑ Easy to bruise

☑ Weak bones

☑ Muscle weakness

☑ Low sex drive

☑ Elevated blood sugar

Things to do to increase balanced levels of cortisol:

☑ Reduce stress

☑ Find relaxing therapies such as breathing exercises, meditation

☑ Balanced diet. Avoid processed, caffeinated beverages and sugary foods.

☑ Dark chocolate supports healthy cortisol levels

☑ Get enough sleep

☑ Do things that bring you JOY everyday

☑ Laugh more often

☑ Exercise

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