You can’t keep withdrawing from your adrenal bank account without putting more funds in, with sleep and other healthy-lifestyle habits. You’ll go bankrupt. ~ Filomena Trindade, MD
Hormones are a hot topic in my office. Different life situations and stages can create different challenges but we’re all affected by hormones. They regulate our physiology and behaviour; if they’re out of balance, they can cause a myriad of problems.
Cortisol, a “stress hormone” is linked to insomnia, excess belly fat, anxiety, fatigue, and other problems. In The Cortisol Curve, Elizabeth Millard, illustrates typical patterns of disturbed cortisol levels and their impact on our energy and mood.
She also offers seven practical, non-pharmaceutical tactics to help get your cortisol levels in check. Good advice that I try to incorporate into my life; some days more easily than others.
Please let me know if the recommendations help you.