Stress, Anxiety & depression

Stress, Anxiety & depression

Stress

Stress

The purpose of our adrenal glands, small walnut-sized glands that sit on top of both kidneys is to help us cope with stress and to survive from physical injury, disease, work pressure and even relationship troubles, they are responsible for our resilience, energy and endurance.  Our wellbeing is dependent on our adrenal glands functioning correctly.

 

The adrenal glands produce hormones that are responsible for all the major physiological processed in the body:

  • affect the breakdown of carbohydrates and fats
  • responsible for converting fats and proteins into energy
  • responsible for the distribution of stored fat
  • blood sugar regulation
  • proper functioning of the gastrointestinal and cardiovascular systems
  • anti-inflammatory effects
  • anti-oxidant affects
  • minimize negative reactions to allergens, alcohol, drugs, foods and environmental toxins
  • libido