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Doctor insights on: Adrenal Health Diet

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Dr. Arthur Heller
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Diet (Definition)

refers to all the physical matter humans (like all living creatures) must take in on a recurring basis; only partially for energy. Like all life on planet humans are open systems which keep tearing down their structure & require intake of atoms/molecules from which to rebuild their structure. Intestinal lining cells replaced ~every 3 days. CaPO4 in bones ~every 6 years, ...Read more


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Does long time Caffeine addiction cause stress on adrenals? How to maintain good adrenal health? How long to recovery?

Does long time Caffeine addiction cause stress on adrenals? How to maintain good adrenal health? How long to recovery?

Moderate caffeine: intake is fine but when it is excessive it can be over-stimulating, even on your adrenals. See a natural doc or nutritionist who can do a lab test using saliva and see how your adrenals are functioning. There are natural ways to help in necessary. Peace and good health. Diagnostechs lab website is one I use and it can tell you more. ...Read more

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I have adrenal tumor. If left untreated, what effect will it have on my long-term health?

I have adrenal tumor. If left untreated, what effect will it have on my long-term health?

Depends: Depends on the size of the tumor and whether or not it's doing anything (producing any hormone). If the tumor is small and it is a non-functioning tumor, you might not have to do anything about it and can live a normal life with no effect on your life expectancy. There are many people who currently has an adrenal tumor and might not even know it. ...Read more

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What diet is best for adrenal fatigue and hypothyroidism?

What diet is best for adrenal fatigue and hypothyroidism?

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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I heard there was a diet to calm the adrenal gland, and rev-up the thyroid gland. Does something like this exist?

I heard there was a diet to calm the adrenal gland, and rev-up the thyroid gland. Does something like this exist?

No: There is no such diet and anybody that tells you different it is a scam. Besides, trying to rev-up the thyroid to loose weight is not a good idea as too much thyroid hormone can lead to serious problems. Healthy eating and exercise are best ways to loose weight. ...Read more

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In adrenal insufficiency supplementation, does one single dose of 20 mg with a high peak cause more health problems than spreading out 10, 5 and 5 mg?

In adrenal insufficiency supplementation, does one single dose of 20 mg with a high peak cause more health problems than spreading out 10, 5 and 5 mg?

Adrenal: There is no quick and easy answer because your dose of cortisol will not be constant. Initially you are likely to start with a high dose followed by changes (downwards) as things cone under control. Your doctor will help you through this and you will feel much better. ...Read more

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I have all the symptoms of adrenal fatigue. Outside of avoiding stress, watching diet, and exercise, what can be done to rectify this?

I have all the symptoms of adrenal
fatigue. Outside of avoiding stress, 
watching diet, and exercise, what 
can be done to rectify this?

Confirm diagnosis: Lots of things can present with similar symptoms, including thyroid, iron problems, fluid and blood chemistry issues, infections, other hormonal problems, etcetc. Need to confirm or exclude diagnosis. See doc, get blood testing. See what you really have. ...Read more

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Am in need of an endocrinologist to do a biopsy on a mass on adrenal gland in holiday, fl.Area.Ins is united health care. Pls hlp.Thank you.

Am in need of an endocrinologist to do a biopsy on a mass on adrenal gland in holiday, fl.Area.Ins is united health care. Pls hlp.Thank you.

ProbShouldn't Biopsy: Adrenal masses should very rarely be biopsied. Pheochromocytoma, an adrnealine producing tumor, must always be excluded prior to biopsy. Adrenal masses are tested by imaging blood and urine test. Biopsy is probably only indicated in patients with known history of cancer and suspicion for metastasis to adrenal. ...Read more

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Which diet is best of for reactive hypoglycemia(caused by adrenal fatigue)...Low glycemic or complete avoidance of even slight amount of sugar?

Which diet is best of for reactive hypoglycemia(caused by adrenal fatigue)...Low glycemic or complete avoidance of even slight amount of sugar?

Check out these: Links.Take care! http://www.mayoclinic.com/health/reactive-hypoglycemia/an00934. http://www.uwhealth.org/healthfacts/b_extranet_health_information-flexmember-show_public_hffy_1126666189633.html.

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