– Adrenal Function & HPA Axis
The phrase “Adrenal Fatigue” is a bit misleading and confusing! I prefer to reference Adrenal Function, through an understanding of how the Brain (Hypothalamus + Pituitary) is communicating down to the Adrenal glands (HPA Axis).
The HPA Axis is short for “Hypothalamus-Pituitary-Adrenal Axis”.
Stress impacts and signals your brain, which then tells your Adrenal glands to produce the stress hormone – CORTISOL.
Chronic stress can impact overall Cortisol levels, which can cause symptoms such as:
- Low Mood
- Mid-Section Weight Gain
- Crashing afternoon energy
- Irregular Hormones
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