8 Signs Of Adrenal Fatigue Most People Ignore

Although your adrenal glands are small, they play a vital role in producing and regulating hormones that control everything from blood pressure to metabolism, immune system capability and reproductive function. Sitting just on top of your kidneys, the adrenal glands generally do their multiple jobs very effectively—however, they are susceptible to certain types of cancers,…

8 Things You Should Know About Addison’s Disease

Cortisol gets a bad rap these days. (Guilty!) Yes, this hormone surges when you’re stressed. And yes, chronic stress is bad news for your health. But while too much cortisol can lead to all sorts of stress-related side effects, too little cortisol is equally debilitating.Just ask someone with Addison’s disease. If you suffer from this condition,…

10 Unusual Warning Signs of Disease

Gray hair could be an early warning sign of heart disease. Hiccups that won’t go away may foreshadow cancer. Sometimes your body sends seemingly unrelated signals that something is wrong. Since the key to treating most health problems is to catch them early, it can pay off big time to spot the tip-offs. And the…

Adrenal Fatigue: Is It Real?

Adrenal fatigue is a term that’s used by some to say that fatigue and other symptoms are caused by a poorly working adrenal gland in people who are under mental, emotional, or physical stress. But it’s not a proven medical condition. Your adrenal glands make hormones. One of these is cortisol, which helps your body deal with stress. According…

Addison’s disease: Symptoms and causes

Symptoms Addison’s disease symptoms usually develop slowly, often over several months, and may include: Extreme fatigue Weight loss and decreased appetite Darkening of your skin (hyperpigmentation) Low blood pressure, even fainting Salt craving Low blood sugar (hypoglycemia) Nausea, diarrhea or vomiting Abdominal pain Muscle or joint pains Irritability Depression Body hair loss or sexual dysfunction…

9 Steps To Heal Adrenal Fatigue Naturally

Have you ever caught yourself thinking, Wow, I’m burned out! It’s a feeling most people can identify with. But what does that really mean, and how does it happen? I recently saw a patient whose story exemplifies true burnout. She was a 44-year-old working mom with two young kids, a high-powered job and busy city life. She had…

MYTH VS. FACT Adrenal Fatigue

Are you feeling run down and stressed? Struggling to keep up with life and all its demands? Having trouble sleeping? You might have read about “adrenal fatigue” as a reason for your symptoms. Although some popular health books and alternative medicine websites state that adrenal fatigue is a real diagnosis, this is not proven by…