Claim: "When your adrenal glands are overtaxed, a condition known as adrenal fatigue or adrenal exhaustion
sets in, which in turn can set a cascade of disease processes into motion," claims Joseph Mercola on his website, mercola.com.
Hypo-adrenia, subclinical Addison's disease, adrenal neurasthenia, adrenal exhaustion
and adrenal fatigue are colloquial terms used to describe low-functioning adrenal glands.
and fatigue due to chronic stress.
Hypoglycemialow blood sugar condition caused by adrenal exhaustion
connected to stress and poor digestion.
Preserving your 'adrenal sanity' is very important because prolonged adrenal fatigue can lead to adrenal exhaustion
. And, once you're at that stage, you will have a hard time handling stress in the future.
(15,16) High levels of cortisol accelerate the process of adrenal exhaustion
and lead to cortisol resistance.
* Adrenal exhaustion
(also called adrenal fatigue) occurs when the adrenal gland (which produces Cortisol in response to stress) has been over-stimulated and cannot function properly.
A big factor in developing thyroid problems is adrenal exhaustion
. This happens when you have been under prolonged stress.
Type two is the "feed me now or I will kill you" type; this person gets irritable when hungry because of adrenal exhaustion
. Type three is what I call the "happy Twinkie hunters." They have Candida or yeast overgrowth, but they are not irritable.
In his practice, he has found reishi to be particularly effective for nervous or anxious people with adrenal exhaustion
and even prefers to use them in these cases instead of the herb Valerian.
I'm also coping with low thyroid (taking natural thyroid) and adrenal exhaustion
can contribute to cravings for stimulants, such as salt, sugar, alcohol, coffee or drugs.