Understanding Stress

The highly targeted adrenal fatigue programme used in my clinic, may help your adrenal glands cope with stress, and providing you make the appropriate diet and lifestyle changes, you should not have to suffer the health destroying effects of stress in the 21st century.

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Stress Warning Signs and Symptoms

Cognitive Symptoms
• Memory problems
• Indecisiveness
• Inability to concentrate
• Trouble thinking clearly
• Poor judgment
• Seeing only the negative
• Anxious or racing thoughts
Physical Symptoms 
• Headaches or backaches
• Muscle tension and stiffness
• Diarrhoea or constipation
• Nausea, dizziness
• Insomnia
• Chest pain, rapid heartbeat
• Weight gain or loss
• Skin breakouts (hives, eczema)
Emotional Symptoms
• Constant worrying
• Loss of objectivity
• Fearful anticipation
• Moodiness or short temper
• Restlessness
• Irritability, impatience
• Inability to relax
• Feeling tense and “on edge”
• Feeling overwhelmed
• Sense of loneliness and isolation
• Depression or general unhappiness
Behavioural Symptoms
• Loss of sex drive
• Frequent colds
• Eating more or less
• Sleeping too much or too little
• Isolating yourself from others
• Procrastination, neglecting responsibilities
• Using alcohol, cigarettes, or drugs to relax
• Nervous habits (e.g. nail biting, pacing)
• Teeth grinding or jaw clenching
• Overdoing activities (e.g. exercising, shopping)
• Overreacting to unexpected problems
• Picking fights or arguments