How Your Adrenal Health Impacts Fertility

Jun 18, 2023

The adrenal glands are two small walnut shaped glands that sit on top of our kidneys, like little caps. They are responsible for making the stress hormones known as cortisol and adrenaline and they also support blood pressure and certain sex hormones that highly influence your reproductive system and fertility. In today’s episode, I share what the adrenal glands are and the different stages of adrenal burnout, how these tiny little glands influence fertility and what you can do to start nourishing and caring for them to help improve your chances of getting pregnant.

Episode Highlights:

  • The adrenal glands and their role in reproductive health
  • The consequence on the body when you “burn the candle from both ends”
  • The 3 stages of burnout and how the adrenals are impacted
  • Identifying the healthy ‘cortisol curve’ 
  • How the chronic release of cortisol can shut down fertility
  • Different options for testing your cortisol 
  • 5 simple tips to support your adrenal glands

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Please Note: The contents of this podcast are for educational and informational purposes only. The information is not to be interpreted as, or mistaken for, clinical advice. Please consult a medical professional or healthcare provider for medical advice, diagnoses, or treatment.

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