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Which vitamins or herbs help with adrenal exhaustion?

Which vitamins or herbs help with adrenal exhaustion?

Many can help: The medical profession recognizes addison's disease, an extreme form of low adrenal function. However, only 1 in 10-25, 000 people have severe enough adrenal problems to qualify for addison's, but many millions have lesser yet very significant degrees of poor adrenal function. See http://www.Adrenalfatigue.Org/ and the book adrenal fatigue by dr. James wilson. See my comments for more information. ...Read more

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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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What foods aid in combating cfs (chronic fatigue syndrome) and boost energy?

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What foods aid in combating cfs (chronic fatigue syndrome) and boost energy?

Chronic fatigue: To my knowledge, no diet by itself would be effective to abolish symptoms. Supplement may help on occasions, to include essential fatty acids, magnesium, vitamin b12. ...Read more

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Which vitamins should be concentrating on to help boost thyroid?

Which vitamins should be concentrating on to help boost thyroid?

None: There are no vitamins that will boost your thyroid, but luckily the thyroid doesn't generally need a boost. If your thyroid is deficient, which can be easily checked by your doctor, take brand name T4 replacement to bring your levels up to normal. Don't get your medical information from friends, tv or the internet. ...Read more

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Please answer! what vitamins or herbs help with adrenal exhaustion?

Please answer! what vitamins or herbs help with adrenal exhaustion?

Be careful: If a fringe practitioner has told you that you have "adrenal exhaustion" (this is now a fad diagnosis based on saliva testing which is actually just a screen), get with an evidence-based practitioner before accepting the diagnosis. Your fatigue may have a physical or emotional cause instead. ...Read more

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What are good vitamins to help joints & energy levels?

What are good vitamins to help joints & energy levels?

Some: For joints - glucosamine 1500 mg per day. No other supplements all that helpful compared to our regular diet, potentially hurtful on the pocketbook and if you load up your body with the extra chemicals. ...Read more

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Which vitamins help symptoms of fibromyalgia?

Which vitamins help  symptoms of fibromyalgia?

D3: Although widespread pain is multifactorial and deserves an md evaluation, in terms of vitamins vitamin d imsufficiency can be a cause. If an md excludes more serious causes of pain consider taking vitamin d3 5000 units per day. ...Read more

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Hashimoto thyroidism, HGH bld pressure vitamin d sufficient, excess weight gain, feel tired all the time, would amphetamine boost my energy?

Yes, but: It would be potentially dangerous and possibly illegal depending upon the source of the amphetamines. Why put something in your body that is harmful and can potentially kill you? Also get off the armour thyroid, which is ground up pig tissue and have your doctor put you on brand name T4 replacement, which is better and safer. ...Read more

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What are some things that can cause low potassium vitamin d and vitamin b12?

What are some things that can cause low potassium vitamin d and vitamin b12?

Poor dietary intake: It can be due to multiple reasons, most often due to poor dietary intake in cases of malnutrition or chronic alcoholism. Alcohol abuse causes low potassium and vitamin deficiency through a combination of poor diet and vomiting. Also any disease that interfere with the absorption of nutrients thru the gastrointestinal tract such as celiac disease can produce similar deficiencies. Hope it helps. ...Read more

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Can Multi-Vitamins like Nature's Way Alive Max Potency help with fatigue, tiredness, and low energy?

Can Multi-Vitamins like Nature's Way Alive Max Potency help with fatigue, tiredness, and low energy?

Can help: Particularly if you have a specific micronutrient deficiency like vitamin B12. Otherwise, you're still better off focusing on obtaining your nutrition from whole foods. Remember energy wise focus on minimizing stress, eating healthy, sleeping well and remaining active. ...Read more

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What vitamins in a persons body can affect breathing.Muscles if calcium and magnesium are good but have elevated parathyroid hormone?

What vitamins in a persons body can affect  breathing.Muscles if calcium and magnesium are good but have elevated parathyroid hormone?

Whoa: Your breathing muscles need no special vitamins beyond what you'll get with a halfway reasonable diet. What concerns me is your having an elevated parathyroid hormone. Either you have a parathyroid adenoma / hyperplasia which is really serious, or you are vitamin d deficient. You need to address this. You'll feel much better. Again, please forgive my frankness & do right by yourself. ...Read more

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Can dim /di-indole-methane/ supplement that balances estrogen levels, help get rid of gynecomastia ?

Can dim /di-indole-methane/ supplement that balances estrogen levels, help get rid of gynecomastia ?

Balancing estrogen?: Maybe. There's no good studies ; little theory; it's targeted for bodybuilders abusing steroids. You're an adult now. You're also taking prednisone, which i must suppose is prescribed by a physician for something really serious. Your life is too difficult already for you to be called "the guy with the __s". You owe it to yourself to have definitive treatment, which is office surgery. ...Read more

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Are there any natural dieretic or over-the-counter drugs/supplements to help with depression? Can low testosterone lead to depression?

Are there any natural dieretic or over-the-counter drugs/supplements to help with depression? Can low testosterone lead to depression?

Yes on both...: There are otc drugs to help w/ depression (st. John's wart, sam-e, omega fatty acids), but none are fda approved for treatment of a mood disorder. Low testosterone can lead to depression. After age 30, men start seeing a gradual reduction of their hormone levels. Mention both to your primary care physician at the next appointment. ...Read more

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I have Hashimoto's. What are some good supplements To take to help with some of the symptoms like fatigue , slow digestion/constipation & weight gain?

I have Hashimoto's. What are some good supplements To take to help with some of the symptoms like fatigue , slow digestion/constipation & weight gain?

Some options.: 1. Have your thyroiditis managed. 2. Eat more food fibers. 3. Hydrate well. 4. Stay active physically (that will help your anxiety too). 5. Consider acupuncture as an adjunct treatment to standard Western approaches. ...Read more

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Are there any Natural herbs/vitamins/supplements etc that can fix low Cortisol levels? Thanks.

Are there any Natural herbs/vitamins/supplements etc that can fix low Cortisol levels? Thanks.

Low cortisol: Yes, there are supplement formulas that can help but you need to be supervised by a licensed professional. See neurorelief.com for info about lab testing and supplements. See your doc who MAY order the tests you need and the supplements. Peace and good health. ...Read more

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What are some vitamin supplements to help with tremors?

What are some vitamin supplements to help with tremors?

None: tremors can be aggravated by caffeine, anxiety, stress and might be a sign of a familial condition. If you're worried about this, discuss it with your doctor ...Read more

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If you're vitamin B12 levels are within normal range, can you still have something called "adrenal fatigue"?

If you're vitamin B12 levels are within normal range, can you still have something called "adrenal fatigue"?

Agree with Dr. P: Adrenal fatigue is not a medical term. It would help if you describe your symptoms.
Have a healthy diet, exercise, drink plenty of water, have safe sex, no tobacco alcohol weed or street drugs. Get HPV vaccine
Nutrition: http://www.choosemyplate.gov/.
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