Adrenal fatigue has become all too common in many people, and menopausal women like you may deal with the annoying side effects. While adrenal issues typically occur due to outlying health factors, it’s clear what the symptoms are, and you’re perhaps suffering from them now. Many of these reactions could lead to burnout.
Preventing burnout and chronic fatigue should become top of mind for you if you have extreme responsibilities in your career and family. The good news is you’re not the only woman going through this condition. Many with menopause and adrenal fatigue go through the same situations, though frequently wait too long to find solutions.
What’s most important is to prevent burnout and chronic fatigue before it causes more serious complications in your life. Considering the domino health effect of stress, an act of prevention is the smartest thing you can do.
So what steps should you take? Here’s a stress-busting lesson for you on using a mind/body connection as a holistic approach.
Typical Symptoms From Adrenal Fatigue
Since stage 3 adrenal fatigue causes a lower level of hormones in your body, it’s going to lead to immediate symptoms you need to recognise. The most common overall symptom is chronic fatigue, as well as food (especially salt) cravings. However, some experience other reactions like low blood pressure or increasing urination.
Those of you dealing with fatigue are going to deal with another common symptom: Not being able to deal well with stress.
It’s here where things can start to become serious when you have an overly busy life. Insufficient sleep is a big problem with adrenal fatigue sufferers, which only compounds your ability to function during the day.
On days when you feel like you can’t take another moment of stress, don’t ignore taking action. Burnout could lead to far bigger problems in your life, and will potentially affect everyone close to you.
Knowing the Difference Between Stress and Burnout
Don’t get stress and burnout confused, because far too many people do. You may think your symptoms are still just stress and that you can still handle it well.
When you’re burned out, you feel disengaged, your emotions become blunted, you feel hopeless, detached, or depressed. This is quite a marked contrast from ordinary stress symptoms, so be on the lookout for them.
Before this occurs, take these natural steps to avert burnout and curb your chronic fatigue.
Using Natural Mindfulness to Control Burnout
You’ll find some notable women in the U.K. who realised using mindfulness helped them overcome chronic fatigue and signs of burnout. They also knew that if they took medication, they’d only have to deal with side effects rather than feel normal again.
There isn’t any question meditation can take you away from a stressful moment, especially when you apply visualisation techniques. At the same time, combining mindfulness helps you become more aware of your thoughts so you can recognise the signs of stress or burnout as they occur.
The Mind-Body Connection
Far too many people don’t realise how their mind and body connect by working symbiotically with one another. Holistic approaches to stress and burnout help prevent any biochemical reactions to your body due to usual stressful reactions.
It’s why you also need to take care of your body while working on your mind. Avoid things like caffeine if it makes you feel edgy, and especially alcohol.
Eating healthier foods help to keep your mind healthy to train your focus during meditation sessions. Plus, doing simple physical exercise is going to work twofold in helping you physically as well as mentally.
Here at Doctor Allie’s Vitality Clinics, we’re offering a burnout questionnaire and stress-busting kit on our website.
Contact us so we can continue to help you balance your hormones so you can take back control of your life.