Poor Response to Hashimoto's Treatment - Testing Adrenals/Cortisol

I had all but neglected the health part of my blog.  I haven't updated anyone on my "progress" in what seems like forever.  How does that happen?  Let me tell you ...I've spent months working with my doctor to get Hashi under control.  I've gone from gluten free living, to Paleo, to some sort of hybrid after food intolerance testing.  Every stage in treatment has left me feeling more and more run down.  Further and further away from my goal of healing.  I've been beyond frustrated and lacked motivation or energy to do much....more

Exhausted but can't sleep? Dieting but can't lose weight?

The culprit that is causing exhaustion and weight gain may be your adrenal glands.These little glands that sit on top of your kidneys produce hormones such as adrenaline, cortisol and DHEA, which help our body adapt to stress, triggering the “fight or flight” response....more

Stress Busters for Adrenal Fatigue for Women

Many people in the workforce (or seeking work) are in an adrenal fatigue state - overtired and overstressed. Adrenal glands located on the top of your kidneys are critical resources when the body needs an adrenaline rush, a pick-me-up. However, with the stress response turning on repeatedly, adrenal glands become overtaxed resulting in crushing exhaustion and reduced coping skills. Soothing stress-relief strategies become necessary....more

Could You Have Adrenal Fatigue?

There’s no doubt that stress can wreak havoc on any professional hypochondriac’s mind or body. When stress becomes chronic in nature, it can really throw the body’s systems out of whack, often referred to in the alternative medicine world as “adrenal fatigue.”...more
I have my annual checkup in a few weeks, and my doctor and I are going to have more to chat ...more