Adrenal fatigue is a serious condition that may affect other organs and especially the hormonal balance in the body. Due to the high levels of cortisol and adrenaline, the production of progesterone, insulin and other hormones could be postponed. However, if this condition lasts, the lack of certain hormones in the body will affect the overall health. The fatigue occurs when the adrenal glands tend to produce either too much or not enough hormones. Also their rhythm no longer follows the natural cycle, they might produce too much cortisol in the evening and not enough in the morning which will cause insomnia and difficulties waking up. In order to heal the adrenal glands, you can apply coMra therapy as a very effective and non-invasive method. Besides coMra therapy though, you will need to make some lifestyle changes. So, following some tips from Part 1, what else could you do to help the work of the adrenal glands.
6. Address your food intolerances
If your body reacts negatively to some foods, the adrenals will be triggered to produce cortisol, your body will experience inflammations and emotionally you might be affected too. This could easy turn into a pattern, so you need to understand which are the foods that you should avoid at all cost. The common allergens are gluten, soya, milk products, eggs and corn. You can try elimination diet to find out if you feel better when you exclude some foods from your diet. On the other hand, food intolerances often lead to leaky gut which will trigger pain and more work for your adrenals. The digestive issues often lead to depression, anxiety and inflammations.
7. Good proteins
You will need to eat enough proteins both plant-based and animal as they will regulate your blood sugar levels and will calm down the adrenal glands. Most of your food should be vegetables and fruits because they contain lots of vitamins and minerals that your body needs. If you have adrenal fatigue, it is very probable that you have some minerals and vitamins deficiencies which could turn into a cause for prolonged adrenal dysfunction. The artificial additives in the processed food and in the vegetables with non-organic origin, could stimulate your adrenals to produce more hormones. So try to eat clean and to follow a balanced diet.
8. Enough fats
Although, most of the fats like refined oils, trans fats and deeply fried foods are very harmful for your cells, you need to eat fats. The good ones like virgin oils, avocados, flax seeds, nuts etc. are essential for the work of your organs as they contain fat-soluble vitamins and omega acids. Make sure that you add good fats to your diet as they will help keep the blood sugar levels stable for longer periods. Of course, you need to be careful not to eat too much fat as then the work of your liver might be compromised. If you have problems digesting fat, you might need to apply some coMra therapy on your liver, which will support its work and will heal it.
9. Sleep well
You need to follow a regular daily routine with moderate exercising and at least 7-8 hours of sleep. The best time to go to bed is an hour or two before midnight, do not eat at least three hours before that and stay away from the screens at least one hour before going to bed. All of this is essential to your sleep. Everything that helps you coping with stress in a natural way without the assistance of medications, will soothe the adrenal fatigue. The coMra therapy could be very effective before sleep, you just need to find in the coMra user guide the best treatment for your conditions and apply it half an hour before going to bed. Regular sleep hours will support your adrenals to produce less or more cortisol at the same time every day. Avoiding stimulants is vital for this part too as caffeine affects your sleep.
10. Enjoy life
The burn out is the result of the adrenal fatigue, so you don’t want to let the things slip that much downwards. You need to make sure you do not work too hard for too long time without a rest as this will deplete the adrenals which are trying to stimulate your body to produce more and more energy. Take a walk, go to a massage, attend a yoga class and most of all breathe. Slow and profound breathing, especially if your go through periods of more stress than usual. Avoid putting too much pressure on yourself, try to see the things in life from the brighter sight, laugh more, laughter is a great medicine too. Enjoy life and find your own source of joy.