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What is the treatment for adrenal fatigue?

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Most doctors do not believe that this condition is real. There’s no approved test for adrenal fatigue. It’s based on the theory that too much stress can overwhelming the adrenal glands, which help fight it. The symptoms, like constant tiredness, are so general that they can apply to many other conditions. To keep your adrenal glands working well, limit sugar, caffeine, and junk food. Supplements may help, including :

Probiotics and a variety of herbal supplements are also recommended to help your body make more cortisol.

  • Vitamins B5, B6, and B12
  • Vitamin C
  • Magnesium

SOURCES:

AdrenalFatigue.org: "FAQ on Adrenal Fatigue."       

Hormone Health Network (Endocrine Society): "Myth Vs. Fact: Adrenal Fatigue."

MayoClinic.org: "Adrenal Fatigue: What Causes it?"

National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases: “Adrenal Insufficiency and Addison's Disease."

American Association of Naturopathic Physicians:  “What is a Naturopathic Doctor?”

National Center for Complementary and Integrative Health: “Complementary, Alternative, or Integrative Health: What’s In a Name?”

Reviewed by Sabrina Felson on February 8, 2019

SOURCES:

AdrenalFatigue.org: "FAQ on Adrenal Fatigue."       

Hormone Health Network (Endocrine Society): "Myth Vs. Fact: Adrenal Fatigue."

MayoClinic.org: "Adrenal Fatigue: What Causes it?"

National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases: “Adrenal Insufficiency and Addison's Disease."

American Association of Naturopathic Physicians:  “What is a Naturopathic Doctor?”

National Center for Complementary and Integrative Health: “Complementary, Alternative, or Integrative Health: What’s In a Name?”

Reviewed by Sabrina Felson on February 8, 2019

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