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Just got diagnosed with adrenal burnout. I have a poor appetite, smoke, and drink. What should I do now?

Just got diagnosed with adrenal burnout. I have a poor appetite, smoke, and drink. What should I do now?

Depression: You obvioulsy know your habits are making you suffer more than you need to, consult with a clinical psychologist who can slowly help you make the lifestyle changes that can lead to you feeling much better. You are a young man and can be helped most likely if you are willing to do the work. Give yourself the chance, you are worth more than the self abuse you are giving yourself. Best. ...Read more

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Can excessive masturbating eventually burn out your adrenal glands?

Can excessive masturbating eventually burn out your adrenal glands?

Is Masturbation bad?: No. Period. There is no health reason to not masturbate. Nearly all humans do masturbate or have masturbated. This is part of human sexuality and should carry no shame, guilt or worry of disease. ...Read more

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What is burnout?stress hormone related changes OR weakened adrenals due to long period of stress or something else?

What is burnout?stress hormone related changes OR weakened adrenals due to long period of stress or something else?

Stress: I recommend that you get an appointment to see a Psychologist. If things work out over time that's great. If not the Psychologist will refer you to a relevant doctor. Please let me know what develops. ...Read more

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I have unknown type ans disorder. A recent dhea level very low. All other tests are normal. I have seen many docs. Cxn to adrenal issues? Pheno r/o.

I have unknown type ans disorder. A recent dhea level very low. All other tests are normal. I have seen many docs. Cxn to adrenal issues? Pheno r/o.

TMJ: Headache and migraine are consistent with a TMJ disorder. Many pts go undiagnosed and the many times will present taking the same meds. Since you have most likely ruled out a brain tumor with the MRI and all other test are normal, i would suggest seeing a dentist specially trained who treats TMJ disorders and craniofacial pain. Most of the pts present with ANS disorders and adrenal issues. ...Read more

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What type of dr. Is best for treating adrenal and adrenalin disorders?

What type of dr. Is best for treating adrenal and adrenalin disorders?

Endocrine specialist: Who may be surgical oncologists/endocrine surgeons or endocrinologists- internists who specialize in disorders of adrenal and other glands. Generally, these disorders may be "functional" ( i.e. Over or under active glands) or present as a mass. If surgery is required, the experienced surgeon should be able to utilize minimally invasive techniques when appropriate. ...Read more

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Please tell me what is adrenal disease and what causes these?

Please tell me what is adrenal disease and what causes these?

BIG question!: Too much cortisol or too much aldosterone, too little aldosterone and/or cortisol, too much catecholamine, androgens, and/or cancers. Holy cow! Big question! Cushing's, primary hyperaldosteronism, secondary hyperaldosteronism, Addison's, secondary adrenal insufficiency, congenital adrenal hyperplasia (classical & non-classical), pheochromocytoma, various malignancies, hemorrhage/infarct. Big topic ...Read more

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What is the common treatment for adrenal disease?

What is the common treatment for adrenal disease?

Depends on which one: There are different adrenal diseases which include blocks in enzymatic pathways going from one hormone to another in the adrenal cortex; destruction of the cortex; tumors of the cortex, tumors of the adrenal medulla, etc. Depending on which disorder you are referring to, treatment is different. ...Read more

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How does continuous anxiety affect a person with primary addison's disease and zero adrenal function?

How does continuous anxiety affect a person with primary addison's disease and zero adrenal function?

Worry: Anyone with generalized anxiety is likely to have a heightened sense of apprehension and worry (even to the point of paranoia), which is likely to become more apparent when faced with a medical problem. Simply getting a new medical diagnosis will probably worsen the anxiety. There is no direct connection between addison's disease and anxiety. ...Read more

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What are the symptoms of adrenal gland disorder?

What are the symptoms of adrenal gland disorder?

Adrenal: The adrenal comprises 2 major parts - one that mediates " adrenalin" or catecholamines and the other that controls cortisone release, androgens, and a salt- retentive hormone called aldosterone. Depending on which part is affected symptoms differ. ...Read more

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What sort of problem is an adrenal gland disorder?

Endocrine: I will refer this to experts in endocrinology and reproductive endocrinology. Thanks for asking this important question. ...Read more

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