Adrenals
Information about the Adrenal Glands
Adrenals take over the production of sex hormones at menopause
Cortisol (Fight or flight hormone)
  • Needed for survival
  • Made in the adrenals
  • It must be in balance or your other hormones don't work as intended
  • When it is not working properly the whole body is effected
  • Balances blood sugar*
  • Weight control*
  • Improves immune system*

*These will only happen if the cortisol levels in the body are balanced

DHEA

  • Decreases with age and disease states
  • Increases energy
  • Improves immune system
  • Builds bones
  • Ability to build muscle
  • Mood stabilizer
  • Aids in sleep
  • Promotes weight loss
  • Decreases carb craving
  • Decreases cholesterol
  • Decreases formation of fatty deposits
  • May prevent blood clots
  • May increase libido
Norepinephrine
  • Converts into epinephrine in the adrenals
  • If the ratio of Norepinephrine to epinephrine is not balanced it creates a wired and tired state
  • Norepinephrine must convert into epinephrine to maintain balance
Epinephrine
  • Must be balanced with norepinephrine for optimal health
  • This imbalance can be helped with supplements:
    • SAM-E
    • Tyrosine
Mineral Corticoids
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