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Adrenal Fatigue

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Is The Battery Running Low?

The hormone health network states that the term “adrenal fatigue” is used to explain a group of symptoms that occur in people who are under long-term mental, emotional or physical stress and the stress becomes too much for the body to handle.

Our adrenal glands produce a hormone called cortisol, during times of stress our adrenal glands produce extra cortisol. If you are experiencing a period of long-term stress your body is producing excessive cortisol, but it can only keep up with this high level of production for so long before they cannot keep up with this production. When the adrenal glands can’t keep up the high level of production, you experience a crash, we call this crash adrenal fatigue.

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Symptoms of Adrenal Fatigue

  • Tiredness

  • Brain fog

  • Lack of motivation

  • Trouble falling asleep at night

  • Difficulty waking up in the morning

  • Salt and/or sugar cravings

  • Needing stimulants, like caffeine, to get through the day

Adrenal Fatigue or Myth

  • Depending on the literature you read some papers support the existence of adrenal fatigue as a medical condition, other dispute it. Both sides agree that, no matter the cause, that the symptoms described above are real and need to be paid attention to and treated by physicians.

  • One argument that exists, is adrenal fatigue subclinical adrenal insufficiency? Part of our consultation with clients includes checking lab work and hormone levels. This will alert us if there is a more serious underlying condition, such as adrenal fatigue.

  • We take all precautions necessary to make sure that we don’t miss a more serious diagnosis and that we are safe to treat people for whichever symptoms they are feeling. Our overall go is to get you feeling better and get you up and functioning normally.