adrenal

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    Fast Metabolizers?

    Anybody have any theories on why one guy does great on 100mg test/wk and others (like myself) struggle to get their say free test in a good range? I remain curious. Could adrenal or thyroid be a reason?
  2. B

    What tests should I request for my symptoms?

    Symptoms: - difficultly getting going each morning - crash between the hours of 1-4PM every day - perk up in the evenings Suspect some sort of adrenal dysfunction. DHEA-S: 424.5 ug/dL (102.6 - 416.3) Progesterone: 2.62 ng/mL (<1.40) 40 y.o. male, 6'1", 200#, 15 mg Clomid ED. 5000IU D-3...
  3. Nelson Vergel

    Cortisol Regulation (an Overview)

    By James Wilson, DC, ND, PhD Cortisol is responsible for many life-sustaining functions. Although cortisol is secreted by the zona fasciculata in the adrenal glands, it is regulated primarily by the brain. The amount of cortisol circulating at any particular moment is regulated by a complex...
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    Tired of Being Tired?- A New Fatigue Exploration Panel Can Help

    Fatigue is can be very frustrating for many people since it can have several causes. There's the normal tiredness we feel at the end of every day, the tiredness that comes from being a hard-working person. But sometimes that fatigue goes beyond just the "norm". It pervades your muscles, fogs up...
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    The Adrenal/Thyroid Connection

    Mary Shomon: How is proper adrenal function related to a thyroid problem? Drs. Shames: A major connection exists between low thyroid and low adrenal. Low adrenal, also called adrenal insufficiency, can actually cause someone's thyroid problem to be much worse than it would be otherwise...
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    Are you tired even with normal testosterone? Adrenal fatigue may be the problem.

    Adrenal fatigue is a collection of signs and symptoms called a functional somatic syndrome where there are imbalances that cause the reserve present in the adrenal gland to be depleted below the necessary level. When evaluating healthy adults, some studies have found that 40 percent of people...
  7. Nelson Vergel

    Are you tired even with normal testosterone? Adrenal fatigue may be the problem.

    Adrenal fatigue is a collection of signs and symptoms called a functional somatic syndrome where there are imbalances that cause the reserve present in the adrenal gland to be depleted below the necessary level. When evaluating healthy adults, some studies have found that 40 percent of people 60...
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