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A 26-year-old male asked:

could my tiredness be caused by adrenal fatigue or would it be inked to my cyst i never knew i had this not had any other symptoms no bleeding?

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Dr. Philip Kern
Endocrinology 43 years experience
Tiredness: There are many causes of your symptoms. A failure of your adrenals, Addison's disease, causes fatigue, but this is rare, and unlikely as a cause. The term "Adrenal Fatigue" is popular on the internet, but is mostly a myth. Adrenals either work, or don't work, and you would need an ACTH test to figure that out.

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