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10 Tips to Achieving Adrenal Health & Hormone Balance

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Learn the Top 10 Tips for returning to hormone balance and achieving adrenal health.

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10 Tips to Achieving Adrenal Health & Hormone Balance

  1. 1. 10 Tips to Achieving Adrenal Health & Hormone Balance
  2. 2. The adrenal glands, otherwise known as the “stress glands,” enable your body to cope with stress and survive. Shaped like two tiny pyramids, they sit atop the kidneys and mobilize your response to changes within the environment. Whether stress comes from inside or out, it’s the adrenals’ job to help us adapt to the situation. Read on to learn the Top 10 Tips for returning to hormone balance and achieving adrenal health.
  3. 3. Do these symptoms sound familiar? - Aches & pains - Sleep disturbances - Chronic irritability - Weight gain in waist - Depression - Morning or evening fatigue - Sugar / food cravings - Susceptibility to infections - Diabetes / pre-diabetes - Low libido
  4. 4. #1 Exercise aerobically to improve oxygenation & relieve stress Exercise outside whenever possible.
  5. 5. #2 Counteract stress with stretching, deep breathing, yoga, Pilates, walking, swimming.
  6. 6. #3 Consider daily meditation to help decrease stress on mind and body – work up to 20 min daily sessions
  7. 7. #4 Support adrenals with C, D3, E & magnesium, calcium, zinc, selenium & iodine – essential ‘co-factors’required for the production of adrenal hormones
  8. 8. #5 Increase fun activities that fuel your life’s passions – like gardening, painting, cooking
  9. 9. #6 Adaptogens are herbs known to strengthen the adrenals’ ability to adapt to stress – look for preparations with ashwagandha, maca, rhodiola, cordyceps, and/or Siberian ginseng
  10. 10. #7 Get Vitamin Zzzs: Sleep 7-8 hours a night; and if you can’t, never underestimate the aid of a 15-minute power nap
  11. 11. #8 Prioritize ME time: to unwind, enjoy life & soothe stress hormones
  12. 12. #9 Test your hormones to detect hidden imbalances. We recommend ZRT’sAdrenal Stress Profile or Sleep Balance Profile.
  13. 13. #10 Act the way you want to feel: research shows it works! Read: The Happiness Project by Gretchen Rubin.
  14. 14. WANT MORE? CLICK BELOW TO WATCH THE WEBINAR: Thyroid & Adrenal Connection

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