Allergies are often a precursor to autoimmunity. I have flirted with it all my life thanks to lifelong undiagnosed food allergies, chronic fatigue, food addictions, and constant inflammation.
But those symptoms were all disappearing. All the hard work was paying off.
And then I got pregnant.
Pregnancy is rough on a mama’s body, y’all. When you have chronic nutrient deficiencies, […]
It’s dark and gloomy here, and I’m in my jammies (because I’m professional like that). If you’re lucky, you are too. Let’s sit down and have a chat about one of the ‘secrets’ of my nutritional therapy practice.
One of the things I find myself repeatedly saying to people is that our energy centers need to be supported during gut healing.
But what does that mean?
So often, I hear the story that someone read a slew of articles or very popular book and decided to cut starches and grains from their diet to heal a leaky gut. They are now dealing with significant – or severe – adrenal hypofunction and usually accompanying thyroid hypofunction.
- cold extremities
- inner trembling
- increased brain fog
- moderate to severe fatigue
are just a few of the most common symptoms of the stress to these all-important glands.
It puts massive strain on the body and can easily cause full adrenal fatigue. Pardon my phrasing but “die off” my butt. Die off is such a small part of the healing process that this one irks me…a lot.