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One of the key functions of the adrenal glands is to prepare our bodies and minds for situations in which we may need a quick and appropriate response. They accomplish this by producing certain types of hormones and sending them throughout the body. Hormones are the communication system of the endocrine glands. If our belief is that we live in a stressful or unsafe environment, the adrenal glands will be continually firing, all day long, every day. This continual work load eventually sends the adrenal glands into a state of fatigue, leaving us with symptoms such as dizziness, headaches, memory problems, food cravings, allergies, blood sugar problems, aching joints, low energy, and with a need for a couple of naps throughout the day. The adrenal glands are vital to immune system function.
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