The adrenal glands are tiny glands situated on top of each kidney. They produce sex hormones and cortisol. If the hormones released by the adrenal glands are in perfect balance, it would regulate your body weight, help you sleep well, increase your sex drive, and help in metabolism. An imbalance in the hormones occurs when you are stressed.
The cortisol level remains high in the case of chronic stress along with a reduction in the serotonin level. Such a condition can lead to depression, anxiety, and adrenal burnout. Watch out for these early signs of adrenal fatigue: