"The information in the Adrenal Fatigue book regarding the winding road to recovery was extremely accurate. I found that I would make forward progress, then hit a plateau or even have a setback, but would then move forward again. It’s been about 3 years now since I first got sick and I'm back to my energetic self again."


"I had a feeling of being fogged in most of the day (a feeling difficult to describe unless you have experienced it). My blood sugar problems, which I had dealt with on a small scale in the past, was absolutely out of control. - I felt seriously terrible. I became chronically irritable, foggy-headed and shaky - not good for someone whose business depends on a demanding physical work and a cheerful, enthusiastic demeanor! But it was my erratically racing heart that scared me into trying to get help"


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Financial Crisis – 25% Rise in Alcohol & Drugs

Stress can result in many different behavioural patterns, addictive behaviours as well as adrenal fatigue. When a person is under huge financial stress they may look for an outlet for this stress resulting in addictions to drugs such as alcohol, cocaine, and cannabis for example. The effect on a person’s health can be devastating, particularly with heavy use and abuse of such substances. Drug problems among workers in London’s financial district have sky-rocketed in the last year because of stresses caused by the financial recession, according to the founder of a rehabilitation centre. Don Serratt, chief executive of Life Works, said they had seen about a 25 percent increase in the number of people in London seeking treatment for alcohol and cocaine abuse in the last several months. "It has a lot to do with the current economic environment," said Serratt. "Either they have been made redundant or they have fears around being made redundant or fears around lowered income because many of these people have high personal financial overheads". Even if you keep your job but you are looking at making a fraction of what you made, it adds considerable stress to your life."
Dr Neil Brener, medical director at London’s Priory Clinic which has treated many celebrities for drug issues, said London’s city  workers were those most likely to suffer cocaine problems. "Certainly people working in the financial industry appear to be much more likely to run into problems," he the Home Affairs Select Committee. "They have very high pressure jobs and they often start using increasing amounts of alcohol and cocaine when under high stress, not so much as a reward system but as a system to try and keep themselves going in highly pressured situations."
The Home Office says Britain has the highest reported cocaine use of any country in the European Union, official figures reporting that 12,354 adults were now receiving treatment for cocaine use. According to government figures, 3 percent of all 16 to 59-year-olds used cocaine last year, the highest number since statistics were first collected in 1996, meaning nearly a million people had taken the drug. However, while the drug’s use has risen, its street price and purity has fallen, law enforcement and charity groups say. Serratt said anxiety and depression were the two major causes of drug abuse, and both had been abundant in London in the past year due to increasing stress. However, it had taken about nine months for the effect of the recession to filter through.
"Bankers, lawyers, accountants — the higher functioning addicts — they’re used to working hard and playing hard so their stamina for stress and drug taking is higher than other categories of people. It just takes time for them to hit rock bottom," he said. "They may have been made redundant nine months ago, but it’s taken time for them to just spiral out of control." However many companies were still not doing enough to help their staff, he warned.
"Most of them do not even have a drug or alcohol policy," he said. "A lot of firms, particularly with high performers, turn a blind eye and most of their staff, if not all, have had no training in how to spot it and how to deal with it."

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