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Adrenal Fatigue Adaptogens to the Rescue - If you’re extremely tired all the time, and missing any sense of inspiration– you may be wondering what’s going on? There could be lots of factors behind the reasons you’re feeling so out of sort. You may be tempted to do a Google to see what’s going on but your search, will send you directly into panic mode. (So Seriously, do not do it.) A simple reason for your tiredness may be adrenal fatigue. Adrenal fatigue can happen when we experience chronic stress. According to Harvard Medical School, the adrenals, which are 2 little glands that sit above your kidneys, produce the stress hormone agent called cortisol. So, how can you get your body back on track with the experience coming from adrenal fatigue. Adaptogens work to fight the daily stress factors that are triggering your adrenals.

Adaptogens are herbs, roots, and other non-toxic plants that, in theory, work to protect your body from stress factors. Maca Maca contains flavonoids, which are thought to improve mood and reduce anxiety. The miracle molecule L-Arginine – How it can save your life - My Cardio Grade. L-Arginine was discovered back in 1886. It reportedly came from the extract of a lowly bean. Arginine is an amino acid that can be made in the human body, otherwise known as a non-essential amino acid. A non-essential amino acid is called “non-essential” because it is one that can be made by the human body and so is not essential to the human diet.

There are 11 nonessential amino acids: arginine, alanine, asparagine, aspartic acid, cysteine, glutamic acid, glutamine, glycine, proline, serine, and tyrosine. There are also essential amino acids. Arginine is commonly found in many protein-rich foods. Recent History L-Arginine has become wildly popular over the past few years due to its ability to create nitric oxide in the body. A list of conditions benefited includes atherosclerosis ( clogged arteries ), chest pain, erectile dysfunction, heart disease, heart failure, peripheral vascular disease, and possibly migraines of certain types. Atherosclerosis Chest Pain ( Angina ) Translation? Save. The Right Supplements - Your health is very important and that becomes obvious when it seems to be lacking. What can we do to make sure we keep ourselves in optimal shape?

Well, we could start by making sure we are adding the right vitamins and minerals to our diet. Not many people truly understand the importance of finding the right supplements. Many people will just opt in for a multivitamin and leave it at that, but that really isn’t the best choice for health. To make a wise choice regarding supplements lets start with education. Are You Lacking? If you are lacking in the vitamin department, the first place to look is at our diet.

Nothing really takes the place of consuming a balanced, nutritious diet. Mom Always Said Eat Your Veggies The best source of vitamins and minerals are fresh fruit and vegetables. The Right Vitamin E There are a lot of benefits for men to take vitamin E, but women need it as well. If you are post-menopausal, don’t take prenatal vitamins.

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