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Sleep Disruptions Can Be Caused by Stress and Adrenal Function

Sleep Disruptions Can Be Caused by Stress and Adrenal Function One major thing I have gained from Dr. Wilson’s vast understanding of the role of hypopthalmic, pituitary and adrenal function (the HPA axis) is that an excellent night’s sleep is … Continue reading

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Stress: It’s all in the management

Who doesn’t have some stress in their lives now and then? Sure, some of us have more stress present than others, but to some degree we all encounter stress on a daily basis: a traffic jam sending you into a … Continue reading

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Strength Training – Put a Little Muscle Into It

Benefits of strength training Outside body building circles and high school weight rooms, strength training tends to take a back seat to cardiovascular training. In a national survey, only 25% of all adults in the United States engaged in any … Continue reading

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Fundamentals of fitness: Cardiovascular exercise

People with adrenal fatigue or dysfunction often ask what kind of exercise program is best for them. Suggesting a specific routine without knowing an individual’s medical history, physical limitations, and personal goals is difficult. However, I am happy to offer … Continue reading

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Getting Fit to Get Happy – Have Fun Moving

Most people with adrenal fatigue don’t even want to think about lifting a dumbbell or climbing a mountain, much less actually do either of these activities. Others with compromised adrenal function miss the added energy and positive feelings their spinning … Continue reading

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Exercising for stress relief? Have fun!

If your stress response system is compromised, either reacting too much or too little, it is important to tailor the amount of exercise to a level your body can handle. This is because high intensity exercise or exercise of an … Continue reading

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