Adrenal Fatigue has come to be the go-to name for anyone exhibiting signs of overwhelming fatigue, anxiety, low sex drive, inability to recover from physical or mental exertion, and a number of other symptoms that have become very common in American society.
But go do a search of the medical literature for the term “Adrenal Fatigue”… a search of research that’s been published, not just a simple Google search.
PubMed (the search engine I used for this search) contains over 4,000 peer reviewed publications and hundreds of thousands of articles. It is the go-to source for scientific literature. Know what you find here?
10 results. 10!
So, there is very, VERY little in the published scientific literature to support the idea of the adrenal glands being fatigued.
What’s going on then?
There are 3 mechanisms of adrenal dysregulation that can present identical to so-called adrenal fatigue, and account for the vast majority of adrenal imbalances.
Let’s take a look at each one…Continue Reading