Fight Adrenal Fatigue: 15 Steps to Combat Adrenal Fatigue

Fight Adrenal Fatigue

Adrenal fatigue is when your adrenal glands are exhausted and unable to produce adequate quantities of hormones, primarily cortisol, due to chronic stress or infections. Perhaps for some time now, you’ve been feeling not quite well. Maybe you feel extremely fatigued, lethargic, or even find it extremely difficult to grab a good night’s sleep. If you have been constantly going through stressful situations lately, you might be experiencing what is known as adrenal fatigue.


Why does Adrenal Fatigue Happen? 

Adrenal fatigue might be attributed to prolonged physical, emotional, and mental stress. In turn, this can give rise to a variety of health issues like poor sleep quality, inflammation, or even blood sugar spikes. Adrenal fatigue is believed to be caused when the adrenal glands become incapable of meeting the demands of a constant fight or flight response attributable to chronic stress.  When you are subjected to stressful situations, your adrenals react by releasing cortisol to help your body prepare for a dangerous predicament. However, if such a situation is for one reason or the other prolonged, your adrenals will in the long run become worn down. This makes them unable to respond to stressful circumstances.


Three Stages of Adrenal Fatigue

This condition may exhibit itself in three different phases. The first stage is triggered by a protracted stimulus to the adrenal glands, which can cause a spike in cortisol levels in the bloodstream. At this phase, the production of other critical hormones such as testosterone, progesterone and estrogen will be impaired. This eventually will throw off kilter the normal functions of your immune system and even your metabolic rate. The second stage of adrenal fatigue is characterized by a decrease in cortisol and DHEA levels. You may start to experience symptoms like depression, insomnia, anxiety, weight loss, recurrent infections, and impaired memory to mention a few. On the flipside, phase three of this condition occurs once the adrenal glands have become completely incapable of producing cortisol, while other hormonal imbalances may take place. Ultimately, you will start suffering from chronic fatigue, which can make you unable to execute day-to-day activities and work-related tasks.


 15 Steps to Combat Adrenal Fatigue


1. IV Vitamin Therapy for Adrenal Fatigue

IV vitamin therapy, otherwise known as IV infusions, has been shown to enable patients with the ability to effectively recover from the vitality-sapping symptoms of adrenal fatigue in a markedly convenient and hassle-free way. Should you be leading an extremely stressful lifestyle, it is possible you’re no longer able to do the things which maintain your overall health and wellness. This, of course, includes eating well.  If you are suffering from adrenal fatigue, your nutritional health will definitely be hard hit. This is where IV vitamin therapy comes into play. This kind of treatment plan delivers an ideal combination of vitamins, minerals and other nutrients straight into your bloodstream. This goes a long way in reversing any deficiencies you might be experiencing due to adrenal fatigue. Secondly, your tired adrenals require you to be in good shape to initiate rapid healing. As with other injuries or illnesses, when your body is in good shape, the quicker and more completely the disease may be cured. This is also so when it comes to healing your adrenals. By taking an IV vitamin infusion, your body will obtain the essential vitamins, minerals and other indispensable nutrients that fast-track the healing process. Ideally, this therapy furnishes your body with the proper “building blocks” it needs to repair any damaged cells. These “building blocks” are integral in the context of your body being in a position to naturally heal your overworked adrenal glands.


2. Eat Meal Within an Hour After Waking

Eat your first meal within an hour after you wake up in the morning, so that you do not allow your blood sugar levels to drop precipitously.


3. Skip Processed Foods

Stress can come from many different ways, one of which is by eating too many processed foods, which your body has a hard time..well, processing. By removing them, you’re supporting your adrenal glands returning to their natural state.


4. Say No to High Impact Exercise

It’s important to do low-impact exercise when you’re fighting adrenal fatigue. High impact exercise is another form of stress on the body, making it harder for your adrenals to repair themselves. Consider yoga, pilates, or light cardio.


5. Say Yes to Fresh Air

Fresh air and a walk in nature is also a great form of stress management and relief. Get out in nature. Take in slow deep breaths and relax.


6. Take B Vitamins

B vitamins, such as B5 can help balance hormones, and reverse symptoms of adrenal fatigue in the body.


7. Get Lots of Sleep

Lack of sleep is another stressor on the body. By not getting enough sleep, your cortisol levels will rise and your adrenal glands will work overtime. More sleep will reduce cortisol and stabilize your adrenal levels.


8. Include Protein

Protein, such as organic turkey, contains amino acids such as tryptophan, which relax your body, contribute to less stress and reduce cortisol levels, which help fight adrenal fatigue.


9. No Caffeine

Coffee is one of the biggest culprits of adrenal fatigue, as it causes your cortisol levels to rise, forcing your adrenals to pump out too much cortisol, leading to adrenal fatigue.


10. Magnesium, Magnesium, Magnesium

Magnesium, and magnesium-rich foods, such as fatty fish, avocado, legumes, and leafy greens, support the health of the adrenal glands, balancing hormone production levels, and lessening the effects of adrenal fatigue.


11. Organic Veggies

Organic green leafy vegetables, as well as purple and orange veggies, contain antioxidants, fiber, and vitamins and minerals, which contribute to the health of the adrenal glands. So it’s important to consume at least 6 servings of them in your diet.


12. Drink Half Your Body Weight

Hydration is critical for health of the endocrine system, so make sure you’re consuming about half of your body weight in ounces of filtered water per day. If you’re 150 pounds, for example, make sure you drink 75 ounces of water.


13. Epsom Salt Bath

An epsom salt bath works on multiple levels to help repair and heal your adrenals. First off, dipping your body in a relaxing epsom salt bath a few times a week will relax your stress levels, reducing production of the stress hormone cortisol, which leads to adrenal fatigue. But also, when you are stressed, magnesium levels are the first to drop off. Make sure to replenish your magnesium levels by using at least one cup of epsom salt per bath.


14. Meditate and Relax

Can’t stress it enough that stress is the biggest culprit of adrenal fatigue, so it’s important to relax above anything else. Use some essential oils, take slow and deep belly breaths, and meditate to cause your stress levels to drop off and your adrenals to heal themselves.


15. Eat Regular Meals

Make sure to eat regular meals that include complex carbs, healthy fats, and protein, throughout. It’s important not to skip meals as that will also lead to adrenal stress. Also make sure to always eat your meals slowly — do not rush through them!


The Solution provides a variety of IV vitamin therapy infusions that are specifically designed to target adrenal fatigue. Feel free to visit  any of our three locations in Long Beach, West Hollywood and Hermosa Beach to get started on your quest for optimal health and wellness. For more details, please feel free to visit

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