The Adrenal Glands are located near the kidneys and produce hormones responsible for a variety of functions in the body. Among those produced are the steroid hormones Cortisol, and DHEA (Dehydroepiandrosterone) which contribute to metabolism and the immune response. The production of these hormones can become altered by internal and external stressors and can result in a wide variety of disorders depending on which hormone is affected.
Measuring adrenals give us a window into how our bodies handle stress. If we are not handling stress well we can be more fatigued and at risk for a number of conditions. Measuring adrenal function is key for prevention and long-term well-being. Adrenals respond extremely well to a number of different treatments, particularly botanicals and nutrients.
Here are some of the symptoms of adrenal fatigue:
These symptoms may have various impacts on your body, such as: