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A 37-year-old female asked:

Can adrenal fatigue cause low grade fever? are progesterone and estrogen levels related to adrenalin and cortisol?

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Dr. Bryan Treacy
Gynecology 36 years experience
Yes: The answer to your question is yes. Adrenal hormones are intimately involved in estrogen & Progesterone balance. Progesterone can affect basal body temperature. Hormones in general affect body temperature. Seeing a doctor to rule out infection is important with persistent low grade fever.
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Dr. Ed Friedlander
Pathology 45 years experience
Dubious diagnosis: "adrenal fatigue" is a pop diagnosis, not an evidence-based one. Since true addison[s isn't a febrile illness, this isn't either. I've wondered if the "subclinical addison's" claims might have something to them, but would urge you not to self-diagnose. The danger of self-diagnosis / treatment is missing another real emotional, situational or physical problem. Your doctor should work your temp up.
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Last updated Sep 9, 2018
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