Healing and Overcoming Adrenal Fatigue with Vanessa Romero –
Healing and Overcoming Adrenal Fatigue with Vanessa Romero
On this episode we talk with special guest Vanessa Romero of Healthy Living How To about how she overcame her adrenal fatigue. Vanessa is an expert in all things healthy living after being an NASM personal trainer for many years as well as being certified by Precision Nutrition.
In 2008 Vanessa was lethargic, depressed, and could not lose weight. She sought help from several doctors and finally found the answers from an integrative practitioner Jim Lavalle. She lost weight, got her energy back and her even got over her hormonal melasma (dark patches on the skin). Listen to her talk about what she did to help heal her hormones on by clicking the box below.
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Questions we address with Vanessa about adrenal health:
- When did you first notice something wasn’t right and how did you know it was adrenal fatigue?
- Why do you think adrenal fatigue isn’t addressed in conventional medicine?
- How does adrenal fatigue affects thyroid?
- Why/how did adrenal fatigue cause weight gain for you?
- What is the one issue that is most overlooked in healing?
- Do you feel there is an emotional component to adrenal fatigue?
- Do you think supplements are necessary to address adrenal fatigue? What were some supplements that made a difference for me?
- What tests did you do when you first started addressing your adrenal fatigue.
- People are talking all about metabolism and body temperature. Why do you think this is important?
- Some people think low carb can be a stressor to thyroid/metabolism/adrenals. What do you think?
- People want a magic pill and get frustrated when they make changes and don’t lose weight right away. What are your words of encouragement around getting healthy to lose weight versus losing weight to get healthy?
Resources for getting started to heal your adrenals:
Great books that we recommend for healing adrenals:
Some of my favorite supplements for adrenal fatigue:
Passionflower (for anxiety)
Good websites for learning about adrenals:
Stop the Thyroid Madness for adrenal tests
Finding A Practitioner:
Always get help from a good practitioner to heal your adrenals.
Mary Vance is taking new clients to who are looking for help healing their adrenals.
Institute for Functional Medicine has a good database for finding someone near you.
Rocky X. Terry says
Vanessa Romero, owner of Healthy Living How To, is a healthy living enthusiast with experience in personal training, metabolic testing, nutrition coaching and weight loss. Her passion is to help others achieve optimal health through a wellness approach that encompasses living healthy in mind, body and spirit.