Your adrenal glands are extremely important for maintaining homeostasis in the body. They are the main site where cortisol, our stress hormone, is produced as well as our “fight or flight” hormones, epinephrine and norepinephrine.
In addition to the stress response, the adrenals regulate fluid balance, blood pressure, immunity, and metabolism. Many factors stimulate the release of our adrenal hormones, but chronic, ongoing stress could be running them dry. What is the result? Burnout, fatigue, irritability, weight gain, insomnia, and so much more.
Today on The Dhru Purohit Podcast, Dhru sits down with Dr. Izabella Wentz to discuss the common signs of adrenal fatigue and how to support adrenal function using diet, lifestyle, stress management, and targeted supplements for radical healing. Dr. Wentz shares her experience with Hashimoto’s thyroiditis and the personal protocol she used to reverse her symptoms and take back her health.
Dr. Izabella Wentz is an internationally acclaimed thyroid specialist and a licensed clinical pharmacist who has dedicated her career to addressing the root causes of autoimmune thyroid disease after being diagnosed with Hashimoto’s thyroiditis in 2009. She is the author of three books on Hashimoto’s: Hashimoto’s Thyroiditis Lifestyle Interventions for Finding and Treating the Root Cause, Hashimoto’s Food Pharmacology, and the New York Times bestseller, Hashimoto’s Protocol. Her newest book, Adrenal Transformation Protocol: A 4-Week Plan to Release Stress Symptoms and Go from Surviving to Thriving, is set to release on April 18, 2023.
Also mentioned in this episode:
- How to Release Self-Criticism and Find Fierce Self-Compassion with Dr. Kristen Neff
- Adrenal Transformation Protocol: A 4-Week Plan to Release Stress Symptoms and Go from Surviving to Thriving is available for preorder here.
- Sign up for Izabella’s Adrenal Healing Guide here.
For more on Dr. Izabella Wentz, follow her on Instagram @izabellawentzpharmd, Facebook @ThyroidLifestyle, YouTube @ThyroidPharmacist, or through her website, thyroidpharmacist.com.
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