Tuesday, April 26, 2011

Dehydration and Low Adrenal Function

(see articles on Fludrocort and Blood Pressure)

People with low adrenal function will need to constantly deal with mild dehydration caused by sodium depletion.

Signs and Symptoms of Adrenal Fatigue
Salt cravings, increased thirst, muscle weakness,

Basics of Dehydration

If you have low adrenal function, It is essential that you know the signs of dehydration.

Basically dehydration is what we call it when your body loses more water  than you are taking into your body. This excessive loss of water from the body tissues is usually accompanied by

Thursday, April 21, 2011

Basics of Blood Pressure

Understanding Blood Pressure
Blood pressure is the measure of pressure exerted within your arteries by the blood being pumped out and the pressure within your arteries when the heart rests. The heart pumps blood out to the body and blood flows back into the heart. Your pulse is your heart rate, or the number of times your heart beats in one minute.

Blood pressure is determined by:

Low Adrenal and Low Blood Pressure

The adrenal cortex produces Cortisone.The other major hormone produced by the adrenal cortex is Aldosterone.which helps maintain a balance of water and salts in the body. If the body does not produce enough aldosterone,