Chronic Fatigue Syndrome / Adrenal Fatigue

Do's and Don'ts for Recovering From Chronic Fatigue Syndrome / Adrenal Fatigue

The following are some of the most important things to do and not to do to recover from adrenal fatigue.

AVOID THESE:

 

DO THESE:

Pushing yourself to exhaustion

 

Pace yourself

Sugar, caffeine, & junk food

 

Eat real, whole, fresh food

Being critical and harsh with yourself

 

Be compassionate and kind to yourself

Skipping meals

 

Eat every two hours

Eating carbohydrates by themselves

 

Eat a combination of carbs, fat, and protein

Staying up late and catching your “second wind”

 

Get to bed by 10:00-11:00pm

Arising early if you don’t have to

 

Sleep until 7:00-8:00am when possible

Foods that you react to or are allergic to

 

Eat balanced, nutritious food

Drinking sodas, coffee, alcohol, juice

 

Drink water, herbal teas

Making someone else responsible for your health

 

Become empowered and informed about your health

People who steal your energy

 

Be with people who are concerned for your well being and are helpful in your recovery

Taking care of everyone and everything else

 

Take care of and nurture yourself

Feeling guilty about caring for yourself

 

Find an inner balance and sense of peace with taking care of yourself

Excessive seriousness

 

Find things that make you laugh

“The grind”

 

Do things you enjoy

Aggressive exercise

 

Mild to moderate exercise

 

Visit www.HeartMath.org for stress handling assistance, information, and research.

A great book reference for further information: Adrenal Fatigue: The 21st Century Stress Syndrome,
by James L. Wilson, N.D., D.C., PhD., Smart Publications, 2001

Thyroid, Adrenals, & Blood Sugar     ©Copyright 2002,2006-2007 by Dr. Janet Lang: Integrative Health Seminars
Revised 8/28/2007

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