October 2009 Archives

Cancer and Fatigue is an Oncologist's Problem

Many oncologists are doctors who treat cancer believing that patients should be evaluated for fatigue when undergoing cancer treatment. Fatigue often means that patients have to give up many activities that could be considered normal, because they are too tired to function. There is an argument that you should be discussing your levels of fatigue with your oncologists. They should be providing the initial screening, because they can provide the basic education that those levels of fatigue lead to pain, loss of sleep, emotional disturbances, hypothyroidism and anemia.

Adrenal Fatigue Syndrome - What Helps, What Doesn't

In 1998, the term "adrenal fatigue" was coined by Dr. James L. Wilson to indicate the symptoms of low adrenal function associated with chronic stress and other causes. The purpose of the adrenal glands is to regulate the body's response to stress by producing hormones like adrenaline, cortisol, estrogen and testosterone that are required for a number of vital functions.

Natural Remedies For Adrenal Fatigue

Adrenal fatigue syndrome is usually brought on by chronic physical, mental or emotional stress that causes the adrenal glands to overproduce hormones like cortisol and adrenaline, ultimately resulting in down-regulation and exhaustion.

Adrenal Fatigue Symptoms

Adrenal fatigue is a condition in which the adrenal glands under produce vital hormones necessary for optimal health. As one of the most important hormones, cortisol is often the main culprit, and causes most adrenal fatigue symptoms. Most notably the symptom for which the syndrome is named: fatigue.

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