Hot flushes, night sweats - your brain is having an energy crisis and ramps up adrenaline to flood the body with sugar because it can't access your fat stores to burn fat. A high adrenaline level makes you sweat, as if you'd just run a marathon;
Anxiety - high adrenaline creates anxiety which can lead to panic attacks;
Heart palpitations - high adrenaline destabilises potassium balance which means the heart can't function properly;
Brain fog, depression, memory loss - a starving brain can't function;
Sandra Ishkanes is a Functional Medicine specialist. She takes a whole-body approach to healthcare, combining nutrition, lifestyle and cutting-edge medical testing.
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