Signs and Symptoms:
*Tiredness: Waking up tired, mid-morning slump, mid-afternoon slump, needing caffeine in the morning to get going, higher energy in evenings when you 'should' be tired.
*Change in body shape: More weight around the belly, harder to lose fat, weight gain.
*Hormone changes: Lower libido, hormone changes, increased PMS, insomnia/difficulty sleeping.
*Food cravings: Crave salt, sugar, and/or fat. Snacking uncontrollably, feel worse if skip a meal.
*If stand up too quickly, feel unwell: lightheaded, dizzy, see lights, or even blackout.
*Recurring skin and lung issues: Skin rashes, itching, asthma, hayfever, chronic bronchitis.
*Predisposing factors: Long periods of stress (e.g. family member's illness, custody battle), severe physical trauma (e.g. car accident), stressful job (e.g. corporate job, shift work), chronic disease (e.g. Type II diabetes), history of infection (e.g. candida), history of corticosteroids, acutely stressful event (e.g. death in the family, chemical exposure, surgery, divorce, fired from job).
Acupuncture is one of the fastest, easiest, and safest methods to reduce stress on the adrenal glands and to rebalance your hormones.
Did you know that pain fires the adrenal glands, further weakening your health? Acupuncture is one of the best ways to manage pain.