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James Wilson Adrenal
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 moreSee 1 more doctor answer
What kind of dr should I see, and what tests should they perform, to check on my adrenal function?
Adrenal: An internist can help; however, an endocrinologist is a specialist that deals with the endocrine glands of our body; test that can be perfomed to check how the adrenal gland is working may include : corticosteroid level ( cortisol), catecholamine levels( epinephrine, norepinephrine), androgen level, aldosterone level, adrenocorticotropic hormone level (acth) etc... ...Read more
Hormone replacement: Its never a good idea to take a hormone as a supplement unless there is a deficiency. Even in some hormone deficiencies, the drawbacks to replacement outweigh the benefits. While there is some limited evidence that dhea replacement can help specific groups (people with addison's disease for example), adrenal supplements do not have proof that they work at all. ...Read more
Adrenal Crash: "adrenal crash" is not a medical term. It occasionally is medical slang for the secondary adrenal insufficiency that follows prolonged exposure to steroids and abrupt withdrawal. Usually a wean of steroid is needed to avoid this crash. Fatigue following strenuous activity is not an adrenal problem. It is likely a needed recovery phase to repair muscle and rebuild glycogen stores. ...Read more
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
Probably not adrenal: The adrenal makes cortisol and adrenaline, both are stress hormones. People who are stressed out and having trouble coping are sometimes persuaded that it’s the adrenal’s fault. Although you may be feeling the effects of chronic stress, it is seldom due to adrenal problems. Poor adrenal function is determined by an acth (cotrosyn) stim test. See an endocrinologist if you have concerns. ...Read more
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