This test can be used to detect adrenal fatigue, because if you have it, your pupils will be able to hold its contraction for more than 2 minutes. Repeat the test once a month.
You will need:
- Poor lighting
- A mirror
How to make:
You’re sitting in a dark room in front of the mirror for about a minute to allow the eyes to adjust.
Illuminate the side of the head over one eye, but not directly at him. Keep a flashlight about six inches from the face.
Do the same on the other side. Measure with a stopwatch how long the contraction lasts.
If the pupil does not hold the contraction for a longer period, this is an early sign of adrenal fatigue.
If you suspect an adrenal fatigue, consult your doctor and get your cortisol levels at a time. Meanwhile, make some changes that can help prevent or treat this problem.
Among them are:
- Avoid foods with lots of sugar or refined carbohydrates
- Make sure you eat plenty of fruits, vegetables, and lean meat
- Do moderate exercise such as walking, swimming, yoga or tai chi
- Avoid highly stressful situations
- Make sure to sleep at least 8 hours