This episode is about to blow your mind with knowledge bombs left and right, shattering your paradigm and everything you thought you know about adrenal fatigue. Is adrenal fatigue real? What is cortisol resistance and HPA axis dysregulation? What if cortisol and stress are NOT our enemies, and the body is just trying to protect you with adrenal fatigue? Find out in this episode!
We’re talking about:
- What the heck IS adrenal fatigue, the old understanding vs. the new understanding of the condition
- Common symptoms and conditions associated with adrenal fatigue
- Why adrenal fatigue as we think of it does not actually exist
- Spoiler alert: your adrenals aren’t getting tired
- What normal cortisol rhythms and the body’s stress response is supposed to look like
- Why cortisol and stress are NOT your enemies
- What is actually happening in the body with HPA axis dysregulation, and how your body is trying to protect you, not betray you
- How chronic stress leads to Cortisol resistance and HPA axis downregulation
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