Exhaustion due to stress

Stress is a significant contributor to chronic fatigue syndrome, as prolonged stress contributes to adrenal exhaustion. The adrenal glands help the body cope with dangerous or stressful situations. In stressful situations, adrenaline is released into the bloodstream and the storage sugar (glycogen) found in the liver and muscles is released so that more energy can be made available to the body.

Autor: Dr. med. W. Tönnes 


Tired due to permanent stress

Chronic fatigue syndrome is a persistent fatigue with numerous symptoms. The result is that the person affected no longer has enough energy to get through the day without feeling exhausted or overwhelmed. Those affected simply feel unable to cope with life.

Due to chronic fatigue syndrome, the body no longer has enough energy to maintain its bodily functions, such as digestion, tissue formation or hormone synthesis. Even coherent thinking or normal daily work is no longer possible. Chronic fatigue syndrome can be described in short as a constant drain of energy.


Many possible causes

One of the causes is persistent, unresolved emotional or mental stress, which leads to a massive loss of energy in body and mind. Since about 95% of our mental activities take place unconsciously, it is quite possible that we are not even aware of these stresses.

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