Constant stress, whether as a result of internal life perceptions, or external factors such as job stress or health issues, can cause adrenal exhaustion. If lifestyle changes aren’t made, adrenals lose the ability to produce DHEA, causing cortisol and epinephrine levels to fluctuate.
In the symphony that is the endocrine system, when one hormone isn’t in tune, the others react accordingly, and can throw the entire body out of balance. How can you know if you have a hormone imbalance? What symptoms should you be looking for? Keep your eyes open for our next installment in the series, covering the symptoms of hormone imbalance.
Read Part 1: What Are Hormones and Why Should You Care?
Read Part 3: Top 3 Symptoms You Didn’t Know were Related to Hormone Imbalances
Read Part 4: Which 5 Hormones Should You Be Testing?