Chiropractic for Adrenal Fatigue
Chiropractic for Adrenal Fatigue is a clinical item which is often overlooked in a chiropractic exam. The adrenal glands are the main part of the ‘ fight or flight ‘ piece of the nervous system. The size of chick peas they sit on top of the kidneys and are responsible for a wide range of physiological functions such as helping to regulate glucocorticoids which act on sugar metabolism and the production of mineralocorticoids like aldosterone which affect sodium and potassium in the body. The primary fuel they run on is Vitamin C and protein. However, after months of prolonged stress they can be become exhausted and deficient in all basic nutrients. Frequently in order to keep their function going the innate intelligence of the body will start to lease magnesium out of the ligaments in order to feed the adrenals and keep them going. This is known in Applied Kinesiology as ‘ ligament stress syndrome ‘ and can be a major reason why patients can’t hold a chiropractic adjustment. Regarding Chiropractic for Adrenal Fatigue the ligaments become lax as they lose their integrity to hold the joints in place. If you find that your back requires more adjustments than usual to maintain it’s stability talk to your chiropractor about the possibility of ligament stress syndrome. If your feeling stressed, tired and run down your adrenal glands will be glad you did.