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When Expectations Collide: Wife Leaves a Family Dinner After Paying Her Own Way, But Leaves Husband’s Family Fuming

Posted By NeonMoon on Astrology - After she inherited a large sum of money from her mother’s passing, expectations arose from her husband’s family, and she’s had enough. The Dinner  A...

Don’t Mess With Self Care: 95% Of Adults Say It’s Important To Engage in Self Care Activities

Posted By adimesaved on Finance - Something all Americans agree on? The importance of self-care. The belief that it is important to engage in self-care activities overcomes generational divides. Recent research from The Harris Poll shared that a staggering 95% of US adults say it’s important to ... Read More

Wandering Jew: Complete Plant Care and Growing Guide

Posted By planetnatural on Home - Wandering Jew makes for some beautiful houseplants that are sure to brighten up any room in your home. Contrary to popular belief, Wandering Jew is not a single plant, but rather the common name for a variety of Tradescantia species. The Tradescantia genus contains 75 herbaceous perennials that are collectively known as wandering jew, or wandering dude. Among these are the well-liked houseplants Tradescantia fluminensis ‘Quicksilver’, Tradescantia pallida ‘Purple Heart’, and Tradescantia zebrina ‘Tricolor’, each of which is known by a variety of different common names. Regardless of which particular variety piques your interest, each of these species is hardy, grows quickly, and requires little care and attention. The plant care instructions are the same for all three common types as well. These plants look particularly striking in hanging planters or in any area of your space that could use a splash of color because their eye-catching colorful foliage will trail, spread, or climb. However, some members of the Tradescantia family are toxic to pets, so keep them away from your furry loved ones. Interestingly, wandering jew is considered invasive in many parts of the world when grown outdoors, but its vining habit makes it ideal for the indoors. Read... Read more
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Top 8 Ways On How to Make Money on Bigo

Posted By trendsandtactics on Finance - Bigo is a live streaming app where people can broadcast themselves live for the world to see. It didn’t take long for broadcasters to learn how to make money online on Bigo either. If you’re interested in learning the top ways on how to make money on Bigo while you work from home, read on ... Read more
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Boyfriends Ridiculous Idea To Motivate His Girlfriend To Get a Job by Selling Her Car Raises Eyebrows. Was This the Right Course of Action?

Posted By Becausemomsays on Creative Lifestyle - In a recent Am I The A**hole (AITA) post, a man asked if he was wrong to threaten to take his girlfriend’s car away and give it to his mom. You may be sitting open-mouthed at this thought, but when you hear that she has not been paying for the car for these past 8...
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7 Types Of Stocks To Consider Investing In

Posted By arrestyourdebt on Finance - Stepping into the world of investing can be overwhelming because there’s so much to learn, from terminology to recognizing market trends. However, … 7 Types Of Stocks To Consider Investing In Read More »

What is an SEO and PPC agency?

Posted By treepostagency on Marketing - An SEO and PPC agency is a company that specialises in providing search engine optimisation (SEO) and pay-per-click (PPC) advertising services to businesses and organisations.  SEO involves optimising a website’s content and structure to improve its visibility and ranking in organic search results for specific keywords and phrases. SEO agencies can conduct keyword research, site audits, […]
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Where To Buy Kerosene Near Me – 20 Best Stores & Gas Stations To Find Kerosene

Posted By theradicalfire on Finance - Are you looking for a store that sells kerosene? If you have been wondering “where to buy kerosene near me?”, this article is for you!  It’s midnight, and you’re out of kerosene for your home furnace. You could call a friend, but it’s too late for that. It would be best if you have kerosene ... Read more

Spring Clean Your Way to a Happier, More Productive Life!

Posted By fwo on Finance - As spring arrives, it’s time to roll up your sleeves and start cleaning.  But did you know that spring cleaning can do more than spruce up your physical space? Research has found that decluttering and organizing can significantly benefit your mental health by reducing stress and anxiety while increasing productivity and focus. This article will [...]

Adrenal Gland Function & Fatigue

Posted By Enerhealth on Health - While doing the google search rounds to figure out what’s causing your body to be sore all the time and why you can’t fall asleep at night, you stumble upon an article that brings up “Adrenal Fatigue”. What is this, and why is it so hard to find substantial information about it? This is a rather controversial term that has been used for quite some time in herbalist, naturopathic and integrative health communities, though it is more readily being spotted in mainstream media these days. 

Before unpacking the concept of adrenal fatigue, we have to make sure we have a good understanding of the adrenal glands and how they work. The adrenal glands are two small glands that are part of the endocrine system, and there is one located above each kidney. They produce a number of hormones that are essential to our everyday function, including aldosterone, epinephrine, and the steroid we’re going to focus on – cortisol.

Cortisol is the main stress hormone present in our bodies. When we experience something stressful, our brain sends a signal to the pituitary gland that gets relayed to the adrenal gland, which in turn produces cortisol that is released into the bloodstream to circulate. This pathway is known as the hypothalamic-pituitary-adrenal axis, or HPA axis. The cortisol that is excreted is a sign to the rest of our body that we’re in trouble, and it initiates several physiological changes that prepare the body to deal with that stressful event. You’ve probably heard this referred to as the “fight or flight” response. 
The fight or flight response is integral in life-or-death situations. This was especially useful to our ancestors – maybe a predator was encountered while hunting for food and that terrified hunter needed a burst of energy to either fight it off or run to safety. Interestingly, our bodies respond in a similar way to perceived threats (i.e. preparing for a public speech). Giving a presentation isn’t going to be the death of us, but It’s all the same to our hypothalamus. This presents some issues, as unlike our neanderthal predecessors that only ran into a bear every once and a while, many of us are surrounded by stressful situations daily, and our bodies weren’t designed to be in the fight or flight response for extended periods of time.
This is where the idea of “adrenal fatigue” comes in. Coined by chiropractor James Wilson in 1998, the theory is that when the adrenal system is overworked due to excessive/chronic stress, it stops functioning properly and causes an over- or under- release of cortisol. The symptoms typically include brain fog, general fatigue, issues with falling asleep and waking up in the morning, anxiety, depression, digestive issues, body aches, hair loss etc. It is generally treated by holistic health practitioners with adjustments to lifestyle and diet, cutting out alcohol and other drugs, and herbal supplementation.

Allopathic medicine takes issue with using adrenal fatigue as a diagnosis, as the symptoms are vague and far-reaching. Western practitioners claim that a lot of these symptoms can be caused by a number of conditions, which can in turn lead to the misdiagnosis of a patient. Additionally, there hasn’t been any formal research conducted that verifies that the adrenal gland starts malfunctioning when overused. The closest recognized disease to adrenal fatigue is Addison’s Disease, or primary adrenal sufficiency. That being said, there are many studies that show the correlation between prolonged/excess cortisol levels in the bloodstream and a number of the symptoms associated with adrenal fatigue. Other conditions associated with cortisol dysregulation include osteoporosis and increased risk of stroke, heart disease and even Alzheimer’s and dementia.
Whether you want to call it adrenal fatigue, cortisol dysregulation or just straight up being too stressed out, it’s important to recognize the potential damage that our bodies are subject to with our busy lifestyles. Eating healthy foods, taking time for self-care, stepping back when you have to, meditation and herbal supplementation some of the ways to counteract excess cortisol release. Adaptogenic herbs such as tulsi holy basil, ashwagandha, eleuthero and most medicinal mushrooms are well known for their protective action on the adrenal system.

27 Surefire Warning Signs You're Dangerously Low on Vitamin D

Posted By Womenio on Creative Lifestyle - Getting enough vitamin D is challenging, especially during winter months. Some researchers suggest that over 80 percent of people suffer from vitamin D deficiency. This vitamin was initially connected to bone health. It turned out that it has a much more significant role in the immune system. Here are over 20 signs that you need...Read More

10 Epic Ways Teens Can Start Building Financial Independence

Posted By theparentportfolio on Finance - Starting a business as a teenager can be a great way to gain valuable experience and earn some extra income. Whether you’re looking for a small business to start on the side or one that can grow into a full-time business, there are plenty of small business ideas for teens that can be a great...

6 Habits of Attractive Men You Can Use To Boost Your Confidence And Charm

Posted By Thecameronjournal on Personal -

Be confident, Be Strong, Be a man and here is your guide on how to increase confidence and charm in your life.
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Expert Cleaning Services: 13 Reasons To Hire a Professional Cleaner

Posted By ChaChingQueen on Creative Lifestyle - The average American spends 6 hours of cleaning each week, from sweeping and mopping to dusting and vacuuming. Admittedly, cleaning takes up valuable time, which could be spent relaxing after a busy day at work or with family to enhance bonding. But keeping a home neat and clean is important for cleanliness, health, and mental health. Hence,...
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Top 5 RV Upgrades You Should Do Immediately

Posted By InterstateAdventures on Travel - RV Upgrades you can do that will make every trip more stress free. Immediate satisfaction and peace of mind.
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LegXercise Ellipse Review: Providing Passive Movement and Exercise

Posted By grayingwithgrace on Personal - I recommend the LegXercise Ellipse for older adults who need passive movement to exercise the ankles and knees. It has an intuitive remote control, three different speeds, and reverse directions for a more engaging workout. However, assembly can be difficult and there is no battery option – you must plug it into the wall to use it.