Patients wake up feeling exhausted, craving cups of caffeine. They are irritable and "hangry" for salty or sugary foods. They can't lose weight, despite dieting and exercise, and have little to no sex drive. Their energy level crashes in the afternoon, but they often get a "second wind" before bed. Then they have trouble winding down in the evening, only to have another night of restless sleep.
Sadly, many think this is normal. That's because they look around and see everyone looking just as tired and miserable as they are. But just because something is common doesn't make it normal.
This is not normal — this is the epidemic of adrenal fatigue. Continue reading.
Originally posted on Mind,Body,Green.