Adrenal Fatigue

Dr. Meghna Thacker / Adrenal Fatigue

What is Adrenal Fatigue?

Adrenal glands sit on top of the kidneys and secrete the hormones- cortisol, adrenaline, and DHEA .Your adrenal glands are the organs that handle stress. Handling stress is like handling a bank account – your “adrenal bank account”. If you have a lot of adrenal reserve, it means that you can spend on the account. Therefore, many people can spend early in life; however, as we grow older, we have to pay more attention to our reserve and replenishment so as to increase those adrenal reserves, Therefore you need to live within your means. That means choosing diet, lifestyle, and sleep habits that replenish the reserve. Cortisol levels are generally high in the morning as we wake from a prolonged period of sleep, with an increase...