It’s common to experience adrenal fatigue at some point in your life. Your adrenal glands release cortisol in a daily rhythm, normally peaking in the morning, just before waking and continue to drop until bedtime. However stress causes cortisol to spike outside of this normal daily rhythm. The rise isn’t a bad thing (and actually could be a good thing, keep reading to find out why), as it helps us deal with recovery and ability to adapt following a stressful event. What happens though, is that depending on what else is going on with your body, organs and toxic load, adrenals can become overworked and overwhelmed. This is when you may begin experiencing symptoms of adrenal fatigue. Common symptoms
Glutathione is our body's master antioxidant. It is produced and used by the liver to detoxify. While glutathione production naturally decreases with age, the problem is most people's levels are being dramatically depleted by modern, everyday stressors. But guess what research is also showing us? Low glutathione levels appear to take COVID symptoms from mild to severe. How do you know if you have low glutathione levels? Here are some common symptoms: Lack of energy Joint and muscle aches and pains Foggy brain Frequent infections Poor sleep Anemia What depletes our glutathione levels? Alcohol Acetaminophen, (aka Tylenol) Diabetes Aging (affecting men more than women) Heavy metals bind to glutathione. Ask yourself if there are heavy metals in your water.