Do you need more iron in your diet?

When we think of fatigue, one of the first things we think about is iron. What does your iron status look like? Has it been tested (thoroughly)? Iron is an important mineral required for a diverse range of body processes including; energy production, protein and carbohydrate metabolism, DNA synthesis, and thyroid and immune function (to … Read more

Are you suffering from adrenal fatigue?

Or is it “HPA axis dysregulation”? First up I want to clarify something. Adrenal fatigue is a bit of a misnomer these days. It has become a popular term to represent the effects of feeling stressed or feeling exhausted or burnt out. Sometimes it might be called “adrenal insufficiency” or “adrenal exhaustion”. It is the … Read more

Is stress affecting your health?

Are stressed adrenals the source of your health problems?

There might be any number of reasons why you feel tired all the time. Today I want to address some of the hormonal reasons why you might be tired….specifically the effects of stress on your adrenal function which can lead to adrenal fatigue or exhaustion with the potential for flow-on effects on your nervous system, thyroid … Read more