Stress is the most common cause of adrenal fatigue. Excessive stress may be due to work pressure, moving, change in job, death of a beloved one, marital problems and physical illness. Some other factors that contribute to adrenal stress are fear, anger, guilt, depression, anxiety, excessive exercise, physical or mental strain, sleep deprivation, trauma/injury, surgery, toxic exposure, chronic pain, chronic infection, maldigestion, malabsorption, chronic illness, low blood sugar and nutritional deficiencies. The treatment for adrenal fatigue includes appropriate diet and lifestyle changes. Your diet should contain sufficient amount of proteins and complex carbohydrates. Avoid junk foods, coffee or soda. Also avoid processed foods, tobacco and alcohol. You need to do some exercises such as yoga, deep breathing, walking or meditation.