Health Articles — Adrenals

Emotions and Stress effect your WHOLE body

Posted by Melissa Callaghan on

🌿💚 Overwhelmed by Emotional Stress? Discover the Hidden Impact on Your Health 💚🌿 Are you struggling to manage your anger, control your temper, or find yourself easily provoked or upset? Do you experience compulsive or obsessive behaviours, chronic worrying, sleep disturbances, and fluctuations in weight? These emotional symptoms can have a profound effect on your well-being and indicate difficulties in coping with emotional stress. But here's the thing, emotional stress affects us all, regardless of age or background. It's become normalised in our fast-paced lives, silently wreaking havoc on our emotions and often disconnecting us from the signs our bodies...

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Sluggish Metabolism

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    Sluggish Metabolism When your metabolism slows down you begin to feel a bit sluggish and getting up and moving around is harder than it used to be. Then the fatigue kicks in, weight starts to build up, and you may even get puffiness under the chin, brain fog or maybe some gut issues as well.  These are all signs of a sluggish metabolism and it is coming from your thyroid. Don’t tell me, let me guess, you’ve had your thyroid checked out and everything is fine, but you don’t feel fine or you're on medication and still don't...

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Hormones out of balance!!!

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  ____________________________________________________________________________ Hormones out of balance!!! Can you relate to these signs? Fatigue, headaches or migraines, thyroid dysfunction, mood changes, irritability, anxiety or depression, weight gain, irregular menstrual cycle, breast tenderness, fibroids, endometriosis, low libido, hot flashes. Your progesterone may be getting stolen!!! These signs can also be triggered by other conditions such as hypothyroidism, low iron, low vitamin d, cortisol imbalance, are a few examples however we can't rule out progesterone. As a Naturopath it is my job to find the root cause of your signs and symptoms and when you present to me with many of the above...

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Your words = Your health

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  ____________________________________________________________________________   The words we use toward others and toward ourselves are powerful.   The Flower Experiment from Rebecca Cecilia Yip on Vimeo.   We can see in this video the power of words on plants. Human bodies respond in the same way. I help and guide my patients to be kind to themselves and to understand what is happening in their lives.  I also help guide with life direction and purpose. Some may call it life coaching I call it emotional healing. Why do I do this? Because your feelings impact on your body. If you express to me...

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Chronic Fatigue effecting health and energy

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  ____________________________________________________________________________ Chronic Fatigue - Unrelenting Exhaustion Chronic Fatigue is a symptom of an underlying condition.  Some possible conditions connected to fatigue include Cortisol (stress hormone) dysregulation Glandular fever Thyroid disorder (blood test may be in range but not optimal) Glucose dysregulation (Insulin resistance, pre diabetes, diabetes) Cortisol dysregulation: The adrenal glands sit just above the kidneys and they produce a variety of hormones as part of the stress response system.  The stress response system is known as the HPA axis. It is called this because it involves the Hypothalamus, the Pituitary gland, and the Adrenal glands. The hypothalamus is constantly...

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