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#152: Mitochondrial Dysfunction Is a Root Cause to Fatigue, Weight Gain and Brain Fog with Dr. Michael Chang

Did you know that chronic fatigue is not caused by our adrenal glands? The problem actually starts in your limbic brain, and can usually be attributed to mitochondrial dysfunction. Your mitochondria are running the show when it comes to the energy in every single cell in your body, so it is crucial that you understand how best to take care of them.

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#122: Why Adrenal Fatigue Is a Myth

If you’ve ever felt so exhausted that simply functioning seems like an impossibility you may be suffering from adrenal fatigue. That’s what I was diagnosed with a decade ago. Our adrenals are hormones produced in a set of glands near our kidneys. But here’s the deal, chronic fatigue doesn’t actually start there – it begins up in our limbic, or survival, brain.

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Essentially You Podcast 025: Is Coffee Bad For Your Adrenal Health with Dr. Mariza

#25: Is Coffee Bad For Your Adrenal Health with Dr. Mariza

Recently I have been hearing a lot about a controversial subject in women’s health. The question that everyone’s asking me is, ‘is coffee bad for your adrenal health?’. There seems to be a new study every day villainizing our coffee habit, yet we still hear that coffee can be beneficial for many of our bodily functions. Today I am here to set the record straight about coffee and how it is affecting you.

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5 Herbs Adrenal Health

Top 5 Herbs for Adrenal Health

Okay, so maybe you don’t exactly feel like Superwoman, but are you amazed at how many plates you can keep spinning at the same time? You know – career, kids, errands, family engagements, volunteering at school… Is it any wonder you sometimes feel frazzled?

While “hectic” and “busy” have become the new normal, our bodies aren’t hard-wired to sustain so much ongoing stress. This can have a huge effect on your waistline, sleep, hormones, and moods.

Fortunately, in nature’s infinite wisdom, there are a number of herbs that can help you adapt to stress with more grace and ease. These herbs are even called “adaptogens” because they help normalize cortisol levels – the hormone that your adrenal glands produce in response to stress. Each unique herb also has additional benefits that complement its ability to support the adrenals, so you may choose one herb over another based on its unique profile.

Here are five of my favorites.

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