Is alopecia a symptom of adrenal fatigue?

Yes. While there is some controversy over the existence of this condition alopecia or hair loss is one if the non-specific stmptoms of adrenal fatigue.
Adrenal fatigue. No - not the least because there really is no such thing as adrenal fatigue this 'condition' has been manufactured by purveyors of supplements to treat a constellation of symptoms - none of which actually respond to the supplements. Alopecia is primarily a genetic or infection problem and can be normal as in receeding hairlines or as a result of acute stress which can cause 'telogen effluvium'.

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What are symptoms of adrenal fatigue and what is treatment?

Fatigue/ Body Aches. Very debatable condition. Mainstream medicine recognizes adrenal failure, but debates that varying degrees of adrenal fatigue exist as those in cam suggest. Cam suggest that chronic stress causes varying degree of adrenal dysfunction. They suggest a hypothyroid patient that gets worse with thyroid treatment may indicate adrenal problem. No approved treatment. Cam suggests neutraceutical support. Read more...

Could my tiredness be caused by adrenal fatigue or would it be inked to my cyst I never knew I had this not had any other symptoms no bleeding?

Tiredness. There are many causes of your symptoms. A failure of your adrenals, Addison's disease, causes fatigue, but this is rare, and unlikely as a cause. The term "Adrenal Fatigue" is popular on the internet, but is mostly a myth. Adrenals either work, or don't work, and you would need an ACTH test to figure that out. Read more...

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...
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...

What are the symptoms of 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...

What is addison's disease and is something you can get or born with? I am experiencing major symptoms of adrenal fatigue.

Addison Disease. Is an endocrine disease where adrenal glands do not produce sufficient steroid hormones, leading to abdominal pain, weakness, low blood pressure, fever, muscle weakness, fatigue, mood changes, GI symptoms, & cravings for salt. Cause can be poor development of adrenal glands, impaired steroid production, or destruction of adrenal glands such as by infection or autoimmune disease. Read more...

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...
Thyroid. Also get thyroid checked. Include free T3 (liothyronine) and reverse T3 (liothyronine) in the testing. Read more...
Feed your adrenals . Cortisol - as are all corticosteroids is derived from cholesterol. Studies have shown that a high saurated fat, low polyunsaturated fat diet will increase corticosteroid levels. Also supplementation with pregnenolone will increase ability of your adrenals to make cortisol, progesterone, estrogen, testosterone and other corticoids. Reduce all forms of stress. Get sleep and sunlight. Read more...

I suspect adrenal fatigue, coz I feel better in evening+salty food helps+ longlist of symptoms, which tests I need for confirmat and treatment 4 this?

Probably not adrenal. If your adrenals were failing, you would probably feel poorly all the time, and your BP would drop in response to severe stress. Are you at risk for adrenal insult (other autoimmune diseases, previous tb, previous adrenal hemorrhage)? Talk to your doctor. First test would be electrolytes. If necessary, an acth stimulation test could be done. Read more...
Cortisol testing. A 4 point salivary cortisol test would be helpful. That's an am, noon, afternoon, and bedtime cortisol levels. Am serum cortisol is sometimes helpful, but may miss early stages od adrenal fatigue. Read more...

ACTH challenge done10am, baseline ACTH less than 5, cortisol is at 8 (mayo range) symptoms of Adrenal fatigue, Autoimmune, pots. Tests still needed?

What test? Are you asking whether the ACTH challenge is needed after it has been done? This is best discussed with your endocrinologist who can explain to you the rationale behind his request. Read more...

How do you distinguish the difference between adrenal fatigue, hypothyroidism, and perimenopause by symptoms alone? They all have the same symptoms.

Difficult. Adrenal fatigue and hypothyroidism often coexist. Do labs to find out. Check free T3 and reverse t3. Ft3 should be in upper range and rt3 in lower range. If your ratio is off, you may need Armour Thyroid or t3, and synthroid (thyroxine) would be the wrong med for you. 24 hour urine hormones can give us a picture of adrenals. Or do 24 hour salivary cortisol. Read more...
Medical evaluation. While symptoms may overlap, untreated hypithyroid and adrenal insufficiency (not aware of the term adrenal fatigue) are potentially life threatening with adrenal complaints including weight loss, abdominal pain, nausea, vomiting, weakness and thyroid complaints including weight gain, fatigue, constipation, cold intolerance. Your physician can evaluate for the cause of your symptoms. Read more...