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Wired AND Tired? You Might Be Suffering From Adrenal Fatigue…

Tired woman at desk with coffee

The adrenal glands are part of our ability to deal with stress on a day to day basis.  They sit on top of your kidneys and release the hormone adrenaline that produces the fight or flight reaction.

Trouble is, with our chronic stress lifestyles, your adrenal glands can become fatigued leading to chronic tiredness and needing to kick-start your system each day.  Here’s some clues that you might have adrenal fatigue.

  • Are you having difficulty sleeping at night because you’re too alert?
  • Finding that you need to take that first hit of coffee to get going for the day?
  • Do you get overly anxious for no reason or emotional at the drop of a hat?

These could be indications you are suffering adrenal fatigue.

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Coffee Jitters: What They Are and 5 Ways to Get Rid of Them

Love coffee but start to get the jitters after your daily dose? Caffeine affects people differently, some feel good after having their daily jolt, others feel tired, and others feel edgy and jittery. Read on to discover how to beat the caffeine jitters…

What are coffee jitters?

Jitters from caffeine are not uncommon. They are a physical sensation where the user experiences a feeling of rush followed by a sudden crash of energy. It occurs when you consume too much caffeine, whether from coffee, energy drink, tea or diet pills.

Caffeine is a stimulant that acts on the central nervous system and the brain. In addition to keeping you awake and alert, it affects your body in numerous ways. It increases energy metabolism throughout the brain and has effects on sleep and anxiety, although this varies according to individual sensitivity.

While caffeine makes you feel more awake and less tired, consuming an excess amount of it can have unwanted effects causing the jitters, an uneasy, heart-racing anxiety.

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