Adrenal Fatigue?

The adrenals are two small glands that sit on top of the kidneys and produce several hormones, among them, cortisol. When under stress, we produce and release short bursts of cortisol into the bloodstream. The adrenal fatigue theory suggests that prolonged exposure to stress could drain the adrenals leading to a low cortisol state. The adrenal depletion would cause brain fog, low energy, depressive mood, salt and sweet cravings, lightheadedness, and other vague symptoms.

Low energy and tiredness are among the most common reasons patients seek help. Despite being so common, it is often challenging to come up with a diagnosis, as many medical problems can cause fatigue.

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