Podcast Episode Six: Adrenal Glands, Your Body’s Secret Weapon for Managing Stress

Stress isn’t just a mental experience, it’s actually a physical response. So how do you best prepare your body to manage that stress? By taking care of your adrenal glands.

These little-known glands, which sit just on top of your kidneys, are responsible for many of the hormones that keep your body and mind running smoothly. The healthier they are, the better you respond to stress.

In this episode, we are shedding light on the underappreciated adrenal glands, the role they play in your health, and how they manage your body’s stress response. Plus, Dr. Carling is sharing a few lifestyle and dietary changes you can make today to improve your adrenals and your wellness overall.

What’s in this episode:

  • What your adrenal glands do and why you should take care of them
  • How your body functions during a stress response
  • All the ways your adrenals affect your mental and physical health
  • Which organs function in tandem with your adrenal glands
  • Why caffeine and sugar are so bad for your adrenal glands
  • The dietary and lifestyle choices you can make to improve your adrenals
Dr. Holly Carling

Dr. Holly Carling

Dr. Holly Carling is a Doctor of Oriental Medicine, Licensed Acupuncturist, Doctor of Naturopathy, Clinical Nutritionist and Master Herbologist with nearly four decades of experience. Dr. Carling is a “Health Detective,” she looks beyond your symptom picture and investigates WHY you are experiencing your symptoms in the first place. Dr. Carling considers herself a “professional student” – she has attended more than 600 post-secondary education courses related to health and healing. Dr. Carling gives lectures here in the U.S. and internationally and has been noted as the “Doctor’s Doctor”. When other healthcare practitioners hit a roadblock when treating their patients nutritionally, Dr. Carling is who they call. Dr. Carling is currently accepting new patients and offers natural health care services and whole food nutritional supplements in her Coeur d’ Alene clinic.

Medical/Health Disclaimer:

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