cortisol

10 10, 2017

Saliva cortisol test and adrenal fatigue

2017-12-12T11:25:13+00:00

When working with clients who suffer from various stages of adrenal fatigue/ burnout, we start by performing adrenal and other tests to help with adrenal function assessment and determining optimal treatment options. Hence I’m often asked questions about the best testing methods, especially the reasons why I use the saliva cortisol test (measuring adrenal hormones [...]

Saliva cortisol test and adrenal fatigue 2017-12-12T11:25:13+00:00
6 06, 2017

Adrenal fatigue, sleep and cortisol connection

2017-12-18T12:30:35+00:00

Both stress and adrenal function affect sleep in many ways therefore adrenal fatigue, sleep and cortisol secretion are closely linked. In this blog I'd like to clarify and explain how they influence each other as I get quite a few questions from my clients about it. To start with, a lack of sleep itself is [...]

Adrenal fatigue, sleep and cortisol connection 2017-12-18T12:30:35+00:00
2 08, 2016

Holy basil: a key herb for stress, anxiety, depression and fatigue

2017-12-11T18:16:16+00:00

Ever since I’ve been helping clients to recover from adrenal fatigue (or adrenal depletion/ exhaustion/ burnout), I keep researching a number of natural medicines such as herbs, nutritional supplements and nutrition-dense foods to find out which ones work best for them. As a herbalist trained in a western tradition, I mostly prescribe herbs used in the [...]

Holy basil: a key herb for stress, anxiety, depression and fatigue 2017-12-11T18:16:16+00:00