Posted by: Carmen | 2008/11/11

Adrenal Fatigue

I am insulin resitant and have been on glucophage for the last 18 months whcih has not made much difference to the body size.
I have been under loads of stress this year and many years prior. Especailly when after my mother past away for about 4 years. I was at a health shop and she mentioned that i may have adrenal fatigue. please can you send me more info and how i can try sort it out.

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Dear Carmen
Adrenal fatigue is said to be caused by low adrenal gland hormone production due to stress. It will probably only be diagnosed by a specialist endocrinologist as I think most GP's don't know exactly what tests to do. Thyroid hormone needs to be evaluated with the adrenal gland function.
Ask your dr to refer you for further tests
Dr Bets

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