Unpacking Chronic Stress: How to Avoid Adrenal Dysfunction with Dr. Izabella Wentz

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Chronic stress and adrenal dysfunction are more common than we think, and many of us may not even be aware of the symptoms. In today’s episode Dr. Izabella Wentz, PharmD, FASCP, an internationally acclaimed thyroid specialist and licensed pharmacist, breaks down what adrenal dysfunction really is, and some simple steps that we can take to combat it. Stay tuned for an exciting conversation!

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Episode Overview

0:00:00 – Intro

0:02:12 – Origins of poor adrenal function

0:05:17 – How long it takes for someone to reach adrenal dysfunction

0:13:38 – A word from our sponsors

0:19:03 – How adrenal function relates to your thyroid

0:25:31 – Stress changes as you age

0:28:04 – Regular cortisol pattern and deviations explained

0:34:05 – Autoimmune cortisol patterns

0:38:10 – Overexertion when you have autoimmune disease

0:39:48 – People with chronic illnesses need more protein!

0:42:54 – Smoothies are easier to breakdown

0:44:39 – Top nutrient deficiencies in autoimmune patients

0:49:08 – Sodium & electrolytes to heal adrenal dysfunction

0:56:00 – Iron’s role in thyroid and adrenal health

0:58:54 – Outro

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