Adrenal glands are small endocrine glands located on top of each kidney. They responsibility is to produce variety of hormones. Some of them:
As we know, we cannot live without these hormones. Together with others they also responsible for:
What are the symptoms of adrenal fatigue / exhaustion and consequences -thyroid issues:
*Adrenal glands produce the neurotransmitters – in short – adrenalines. The fight or flight response we all know about.
How does it work and how is connected to tiredness / exhaustion of the adrenal glands.
We all living and functioning predominantly in a “stimulating” world. Our sympathetic nervous system ( part of the autonomic nervous system) is TURN ON. Yes, we stimulate the adrenaline productions all the time, burning our adrenal glands. I see it every day unfortunately: stress; television; driving; games; over indulging energy drinks, coffee, starches and colourings in food, which brings the problem with elimination. All this leads to anxiety, depression and many more chronic health problems.
We must TURN ON our parasympathetic nervous system ( “rest – and- digest” / “ feed –and- breed” system ). This system conserves energy as it slows the heart rate, increases intestinal and gland activity, and relaxes muscles in the gastrointestinal tract.
We must slow down. It’s time to relax.
We have to stimulate the parasympathetic nervous system the healthy way, by:
doTERRA Aromatherapy oils for Emotional Support addressing Adrenal Glands:
to be continue……