Did you know that water is important for your Adrenal Glands as well as your overall health?
Last week I wrote my first post on my Adrenal Fatigue. The past week has been a mixture of sleep disturbances, physical symptoms (body aches, muscle tenderness and pain, leg cramps and more), brain fog, distraction and more. As I learn more about my symptoms and how they relate to adrenal fatigue (and realize how long this has been going on and slowly escualting), I want to reach out and share with you all what I'm learning. I'm realizing how many of us (especially stressed out moms in this day and age) probably have at least a very mild case of adrenal fatigue. My case is more severe only because I never recognized it for what it is and never knew I had the power to make things better! I hope I can help you avoid getting to this extreme!
I made a chart a few weeks ago- during one of my worst week for symptoms to make a 'baseline' so I can keep track of my progress and, hopefully, have a visual to show me that progress is being made. This way, on days like today when I am dragging, feeling so exhausted for no obvious reason (I actually slept well last night) and my body is aching, I can look at these charts and at least be grateful it's not as bad as it was a month ago and remind myself that adrenal fatigue has it's ups and downs even on the road to recovery. I probably should have included dehydration... ...continue reading "Adrenals & Water"