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Period delay5-6days, dizzy n feel bloated, n unwell. But, today period come n bit nausea, on n off dizzy Is it adrenal fatigue or juz normal period?

Period delay5-6days, dizzy n feel bloated, n unwell. But, today period come n bit nausea, on n off dizzy Is it adrenal fatigue or juz normal period?

Delayed period: It is very common for a period to suddenly be abnormal or late due to some hormonal changes. It is usually nothing to worry about. If with in next 2 - 3 cycles it does not get regular then you should see an Ob / Gyn doctor. It will be also good idea to get home pregnancy test to be on safe side if you are sexually active. ...Read more

Dr. Melissa Haglund
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Adrenal Fatigue (Definition)

Adrenal fatigue is not a recognized diagnosis in science based medicine. Although inconsistent with our understanding of adrenal physiology, the theory is that the adrenal glands "wear out" after a prolonged stress leading to fatigue. There is no evidence or reason to believe this occurs. When the adrenals are damaged or fail in conditions such as addison's disease -- ...Read more


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Can anyone help me?! shortness of breathe, vertigo, weakness, have issues for 4 years now. Is this adrenal fatigue? Or candida overgrowth? Or lyme?

Can anyone help me?! shortness of breathe, vertigo, weakness, have issues for 4 years now. Is this adrenal fatigue? Or candida overgrowth? Or lyme?

U need a good doctor: If there is a rational explanation for this prolonged illness it may require a lengthy and detailed evaluation. Suggest you begin with an internist or infectious disease expert and let them dictate the need for other forms of consultative input. ...Read more

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For weeks now, Dizzy, fatigue, general ill feeling, headache no fever. CBC TSH and Lime were ok. Should i see a Neurologist or maybe check my Adrenal?

For weeks now, Dizzy, fatigue, general ill feeling, headache no fever. CBC TSH and Lime were ok. Should i see a Neurologist or maybe check my Adrenal?

Dizzy, etc: I strongly recommend you make an appointment to a Psychologist as soon as you can. The doctor will care for you if your concern is critical.. The Psychologist may decide that you should see a Neurologist.
Please let me know how things go. ...Read more

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What is adrenal fatigue?

What is adrenal fatigue?

Underperformance: This is not a medical term. I think you are probably talking about adrenal insufficiency. This basically means that the adrenal gland is not producing enough of the hormones and chemicals that it should. Reasons include severe life-threatening stress, hemorrhage into the glands, withdrawal from taking other steroids, or tumor infiltration. Fortunately the adrenal hormones can be replaced. ...Read more

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What to do for adrenal fatigue?

What to do for adrenal fatigue?

FATIGUE EVAL: You need full EXAM AND labs. CBC/CMP/B12/FOLATE /CORTISOL /TFTS/VITD/CRP//SED RATE//IRON STUDIES/LYME TITERS. While work up is under way. Gluten free diet Wholeapproach.com gutbliss.com. And high potency vitamins. Rejuvenation-science.com TSH is elevated in HYPOTHYROIDISM. CORTISOL IS LOW IN ADRENAL DEFICIENCY. ...Read more

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How do you cure adrenal fatigue?

How do you cure adrenal fatigue?

Not a disease: "Adrenal fatigue" is not a true medical disorder. It is a "diagnosis" made by alternative doctors for people with nonspecific symptoms such as fatigue, weight gain, dizziness, difficulty concentrating. Salivary cortisol levels are typically done, but the results have no medically validity. "Adrenal insufficiency" is a rare medical disorder that should only be diagnosed by an endocrinologist ...Read more

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How to deal with adrenal fatigue?

How to deal with adrenal fatigue?

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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How do you correct adrenal fatigue?

How do you correct adrenal fatigue?

Lifestyle changes: The recommended treatments are: stop smoking, stop alcohol & drugs, start an exercise program, eat healthy foods, follow daily routine for sleeping and waking.Keep in mind the endocrine society and the hormone foundation do not recognize adrenal fatigue as a medical condition because there is current no biochemical test to prove/confirm this diagnosis. Adrenal insufficiency is recognized, however. ...Read more

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How do you diagnose adrenal fatigue?

How do you diagnose adrenal fatigue?

No test: Adrenal fatigue is not considered a medical problem by physicians because there is no test to prove the diagnosis. It's all from symptoms. Adrenal insufficiency is the recongnized disease and can be diagnosed through blood/urine test (acth stimulatory test). ...Read more

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Can i exercise with adrenal fatigue?

Can i exercise with adrenal fatigue?

Exercising + Adrenal: Walking in nature or other meditative exercises help to decrease the body's stress response and call for cortisol.

If a person has "adrenal fatigue", they have poor exercise recovery from extreme exertion, and that can delay healing.

I always recommend avoid over-training if a person has impaired recovery from exercise or a suspicion of adrenal fatigue. ...Read more

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What are symptoms of adrenal fatigue?

What are symptoms of adrenal fatigue?

See below: Adrenal fatigue is not a medically recongized entitiy. It serves as a catch-all term for nonmedical practitioners. ...Read more

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How do I know if I have adrenal fatigue?

How do I know if I have adrenal fatigue?

Adrenal fatigue: This term has been pushed by "wellness" doctors. Mainstream endocrinologists know that adrenal insufficiency is rare. The way to tell is to measure hormone levels. Early am cortisol is low and acth is high. Plasma renin is elevated. Adrenal antibodies can also be measured. ...Read more

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How do people usually get adrenal fatigue?

Does not exist : Despite the popular belief that it does, helped by numerous self-help books and websites, there is no disease entity called "adrenal fatigue". The Endocrine Society has a statement on it and the Hormone Foundation has information at www.hormone.org. Adrenal insufficiency is a real disorder and can be life threatening if not treated. In the US, it is most commonly autoimmune in nature. ...Read more

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Who is more likely to get adrenal fatigue?

Who is more likely to get adrenal fatigue?

Steriod users: AIDS patient as well as prople that have been on steriods in past. ...Read more

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How to determine if I have adrenal fatigue?

How to determine if I have adrenal fatigue?

See endocrinologist: The adrenal makes cortisol and adrenaline, both of which are stress hormones. People who are stressed out and having trouble coping are sometimes persuaded that it’s the adrenal’s fault. This is usually not true. Poor adrenal function is determined by an acth (cotrosyn) stim test, not by simply measuring a random blood/saliva level. See an endocrinologist if you have concerns. ...Read more

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Exercising and adrenal fatigue, what to do?

Exercising and adrenal fatigue, what to do?

Exercising + Adrenal: Walking in nature or other meditative exercises help to decrease the body's stress response and call for cortisol.

If a person has "adrenal fatigue", they have poor exercise recovery from extreme exertion, and that can delay healing.

I always recommend avoid over-training if a person has impaired recovery from exercise or a suspicion of adrenal fatigue. ...Read more

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Is adrenal fatigue considered a real condition?

Is adrenal fatigue considered a real condition?

No: Adrenal fatigue is not a recognized condition and there no validated criteria for its diagnosis. ...Read more

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What is the best way to treat adrenal fatigue?

What is the best way to treat adrenal fatigue?

Get proper diagnosis: What makes you think you have "adrenal fatigue"?

If your adrenals are failing you need to see an endocrinologist for diagnosis and treatment.
If truly failing you would might have diabetes insipidus, darkening skin, hypoglycemia , hyptension and a variety of other symptoms and you woiuld require various hormonal supplements. ...Read more

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What is your advice on what to do for adrenal fatigue?

See endocrinologist: "adrenal fatigue" is often a fake diagnosis. The adrenal makes cortisol and adrenaline, which are stress hormones. People who are stressed are sometimes persuaded that it’s the adrenal’s fault. This is usually not true. Poor adrenal function is determined by an acth (cotrosyn) stim test, and not by symptoms alone or measuring just one blood or saliva level. See an endocrinologist. ...Read more

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Are there any helpful tips in managing adrenal fatigue?

Adrenal Fatigue: Adrenal fatigue often leads to chronic fatigue syndrome, so it is very important to treat it. The most important treatment is lifestyle.

Specifically, avoid overuse of stimulants since that puts more strain on the adrenals, increase your vitamin C, decrease your stress level, avoid overexercising, go to bed at a consistent time, maintain steady blood sugar, and consider using adaptogens. ...Read more

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What is the definition or description of: adrenal fatigue?

Adrenal fatigue: Adrenal fatigue is not a recognized diagnosis in science based medicine. Although inconsistent with our understanding of adrenal physiology, the theory is that the adrenal glands "wear out" after a prolonged stress leading to fatigue. There is no evidence or reason to believe this occurs. When the adrenals are damaged or fail in conditions such as addison's disease -- fatigue is a symptom. ...Read more

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If you have adrenal fatigue, how does it affect your vision?

If you have adrenal fatigue, how does it affect your vision?

No such thing: Despite claims on the internet and in some publications, there is no such medical entity called "adrenal fatigue". The hormone foundation has a brief publication based on the endocrine society's statement on "adrenal fatigue". ...Read more

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If you have adrenal fatigue, what is the effect on your vision?

If you have adrenal fatigue, what is the effect on your vision?

Adrenal: Symptoms of adrenal fatigue vary considerably, but may include blurred vision. There is no direct connection between the adrenals and eye function. I recommend that you see your primary doctor and an endocrine specialist for this problem. ...Read more

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What to do if i think I have adrenal fatigue what's your opinion?

NO: No one has adrenal fatigue! it's an internet scan with absolutely no scientific evidence to back it up. Don't get your medical information from friends, tv or the internet. ...Read more

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Is there such thing as adrenal fatigue and if so how would you know if you have it?

Is there such thing as adrenal fatigue and if so how would you know if you have it?

Not really: Adrenal fatigue is not a recognized condition. There are no validated criteria to diagnose it, nor proven treatments. Adrenal insufficiency is a rare serious condition for which we have diagnostic criteria. However most fatigued people don't have adrenal insufficiency. ...Read more

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How good will dr.Wilson's product be for mild adrenal fatigue?And how long will I have to take them?

How good will dr.Wilson's product be for mild adrenal fatigue?And how long will I have to take them?

Helpful, it depends: Dr. Wilson has several products; they all look good though i'm most impressed with the herbal adrenal support formula. But taking these alone won't cure it; adrenal fatigue is caused by chronic stress, both physical ; emotional, so a healthy diet, adequate rest, relaxation techniques ; dealing with other issues like food allergies, chronic infections ; hypothyroidism are all important components. ...Read more

Dr. Dariush Saghafi
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Dizziness (Definition)

Dizziness is a feeling of light headedness that includes loss of balance, vertigo, or the feeling as ...Read more