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Doctor insights on: Adreanal Fatigue

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Is adrenal fatigue treatable?

Is adrenal fatigue treatable?

Feed your adrenals : Cortisol - as are all corticosteroids is derived from cholesterol. Studies have shown that a high saurated fat, low polyunsaturated fat diet will increase corticosteroid levels. Also supplementation with pregnenolone will increase ability of your adrenals to make cortisol, progesterone, estrogen, testosterone and other corticoids. Reduce all forms of stress. Get sleep and sunlight. ...Read more

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Can adrenal fatigue cause constant lightheadedness?

Can adrenal fatigue cause constant lightheadedness?

It can but: In your age group, it is more likely to be anemia, low blood pressure, or low blood sugar. Try eating more often, avoiding sweets which can make your sugar drop. Try to drink enough fluids to keep your urine a pale yellow color (if its clear, that's too dilute, drink less) and try to get more protein in your diet. If not better with that in a week or two, see your doctor. ...Read more

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Can hypothyroidism cause adrenal fatigue?

Can hypothyroidism cause adrenal fatigue?

NotProvenMedicalCond: AdrenalFatigue is not a proven medical condition . YourAdrenalGland makesHormonesOne of these hormones isCortisol which helps your body to deal with stressAccording to the theory put up by the alternative medicine specialists that when your life is full of stress adrenal gland may not make enough cortisol which may lead to variety symptoms. There is no scientific evidence HypothyroidismDoesNOT ...Read more

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Extreme fatigue, weakness, respiratory issues, frequent thirst and urination, had iron deficiency but treated with infusions, mental fog. Suggestions?

Extreme fatigue, weakness, respiratory issues, frequent thirst and urination, had iron deficiency but treated with infusions, mental fog. Suggestions?

Be checked & follow: The answer to this Q can not fit in a 400-letter space. However, something can be done to sort these related things of health concern out correctly if following instructions described in http://formefirst.com/eNewsletter06.html; then you can work closer and better with doc so to reach right diagnosis for right care. There is no magic in life and medicine; doctor does not cure but help. ...Read more

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Anxiety spells, insomnia, headaches, fatigue and lack of concentration ?

Anxiety spells, insomnia, headaches, fatigue and lack of concentration ?

See a therapist.: It sounds like you do not feel good at all. Please see your physician to be sure something physical isn't going on to cause these symptoms then get a therapist to help you find out why you feel this way and ways to deal with it. ...Read more

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Chronic fatigue, ruled out: anemia, thyroid problems. What else?

Chronic fatigue, ruled out: anemia, thyroid problems. What else?

Many possibilities: There are many possible causes of chronic fatigue- chronic infections (bacterial, viral, fungal, parasitic), nutrient deficiencies, toxic exposures, thyroid ; other hormonal problems, sleep disorders, heart disease, cancer, stress, food allergies, depression etc. A "normal" TSH doesn't rule out thyroid problems- check thyroid antibodies ; free t3- see http://bit.Ly/1cjnybx a holistic doc can evaluate. ...Read more

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Does fibromyalgia include having anxiety and extreme fatigue?

Does fibromyalgia include having anxiety and extreme fatigue?

Yes: #fibromyalgia symptoms include anxiety ; fatigue. Some young fm females have transient panic attacks (racing heart, shortness breath ; feeling of doom). In these, oft a systolic heart murmur can be heard. In two that had echocardiograms, mitral valve prolapse discovered. Those with murmurs oft have benign joint hypermobility syndrome (per brighton criteria); i suspect inherited collagen disorder. ...Read more

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Frequent urination, excessive thirst, increased appetite but losing weight, headaches w nausea, and chronic fatigue. Possible causes?

Frequent urination, excessive thirst, increased appetite but losing weight, headaches w nausea, and chronic fatigue. Possible causes?

Diabetes: Hi. That would be diabetes until proven otherwise. It's easy to test for. If you're diabetic and not overweight/obese, it's more likely type 1; if it's diabetes and you are overweight/obese, it's more likely type 2. Please don't ignore this. See your doc and get tested. ...Read more

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Can low serotonin cause anhedonia, chronic tiredness, and excess sleep?

Can low serotonin cause anhedonia, chronic tiredness, and excess sleep?

Yes: In some people , artificially reducing brain serotonin will induce a depression episode which can have all of the symptoms you describe. ...Read more

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Have depression for years, plus acne, despite being 31. Symptoms: temper, irritability, fatigue, sleep issues,NO motivation. Could cause be Cortisol?

Have depression for years, plus acne, despite being 31.  Symptoms: temper, irritability, fatigue, sleep issues,NO motivation. Could cause be Cortisol?

Depression: Cortisol imbalance can manifest in mood swings, fatigue, sleep issues, etc. Consider seeing a nutritionally oriented doc or a nutritionist. A blood test called Micronutrient panel can be useful. See www.spectracell.com for more info. See "Feeling Good" which is a book by David Burns for some cognitive therapy self help. See doc to rule out medical conditions and then an mental health pro. ...Read more

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Adrenal fatigue syndrome, treatment?

Adrenal fatigue syndrome, treatment?

Many possibilities.: There are innumerable medical, nutritional and emotional conditions that include being tired as a symptom. These range from simple issues to those far more complex. A good checkup and blood testing would be a good starting point. If you're embarking on a regimen for adrenal fatigue, just make sure the diagnosis is accurate and the work up is complete. ...Read more

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Symptoms: un explained weightloss, vaginal bleeding ×6 months, nightsweats, fatigue, moody, hand tremors?

Symptoms:  un explained weightloss, vaginal bleeding ×6 months, nightsweats, fatigue, moody, hand tremors?

See your doctor: The weight loss could be sign of chronic illness; infection, inflammation, autoimmune disorder or malignancy. Chronic bleeding suggests a hormonal imbalance (moody) and can lead to anemia which can cause fatigue and tremors. Either way, this is not an internet situation and needs to be addressed with your doctor as soon as possible. ...Read more

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Dizzy spells.Joint pain.Hot/cold episodes. Bloating. Nausea. Fatigue. Weakness. Low blood count- thyroid meds no help. Drs baffled-no cancer.

Dizzy spells.Joint pain.Hot/cold episodes. Bloating. Nausea. Fatigue. Weakness. Low blood count- thyroid meds no help. Drs baffled-no cancer.

Non-medical issues?: When doctors are baffled, many times it helps to use your own natural healing abilities...The mind body connections which require you to exercise, reduce stress(exercise, like daily walks can do wonders for you) eat healthy, get adequate rest and 7-8 hrs of sleep, take time off from work to reduce stress. This will strengthen your mind which controls how your body feels and functions. ...Read more

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Would rsd/crps cause chronic fatigue?

Would rsd/crps cause chronic fatigue?

Association: Admittedly, i'm not an expert in chronic fatigue syndrome. I think chronic fatigue is a common comorbidity or associated syndrome of complex regional pain syndrome (reflex sympathetic dystrophy, causalgia), rather than a cause. Sympathetic involvement may be the common link; hopefully an expert in both conditions could contribute more. ...Read more

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Can brain fog, taccycardia, lightheadedness, weight loss, weakness and fatigue point to adrenal or pituitary problems?

Can brain fog, taccycardia, lightheadedness, weight loss, weakness and fatigue point to adrenal or pituitary problems?

Unlikely, but: There is no way over the internet to do diagnoses. Check w/your doctor. It should be easy to test for and resolve your questions. ...Read more

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Dehydrated, nausea, fatigue. Been having issues sleeping. Anxiety all day, jittery, low grade fever, irritable, aggressive, No appetite. Ongoing week?

Dehydrated, nausea, fatigue. Been having issues sleeping. Anxiety all day, jittery, low grade fever, irritable, aggressive, No appetite. Ongoing week?

Exam needed: Your symptoms are nonspecific and nondiagnostic at this time and there seem to be a few unrelated issues ongoing. Your best move is to see your physician who will take a thorough history and perform a careful physical examination. If deemed advisable appropriate tests will be ordered in order to make a diagnosis and prescribe proper treatment. For anxiety and insomnia stress management is helpful ...Read more

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Can being peri-menopausal cause extreme fatigue?

Can being peri-menopausal cause extreme fatigue?

Maybe: The peri-menopausal period can cause a lot of changes. Notably, the introduction of hot flashes. Hot flashes that occur at night often disrupt sleep. It is this disruption in sleep that contributes to fatigue in the day, as well as mood swings. However, other conditions, like thyroid problems, or diabetes can also cause fatigue. I recommend you see your doctor for evaluation. ...Read more

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Can major fatigue and drowsiness still be indicative of severe depression despite lack of sadness emotional distress? What could cause these 2 symp.?

Can major fatigue and drowsiness still be indicative of severe depression despite lack of sadness emotional distress? What could cause these 2 symp.?

There are many, many: causes for fatigue and drowsiness. If one was severely depressed - would anticipate that they would have some changes to mood. Recommend medical workup to determine cause of these symptoms. ...Read more

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