Adrenal Fatigue Real Or Fake?

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  1. Jsaute21

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    How important are our adrenal glands to energy production truly? Come across so many articles which mention their significance. It seems as if Peat strongly disagrees with that notion. I know the guy is unparalleled in terms of knowledge but what are some other opinions on this matter?
     
  2. sugarbabe

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    Adrenal glands do not fatigue. The signals just are messed up. HPA axis dysfunction. And this does happen after chronic stress or a major stress event. Ray Peat believes using thyroid heals the adrenals. I don't know if it is that simple though. I think progesterone is great for adrenal health.
     
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    What are symptoms/signs? Of adrenal fatigue typically?
     
  4. PeatThemAll

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    Only thing I can say for sure is watch out for excess cortisol. Personally, I really feel the difference when it gets too high and I switch from Phase II (fight) to Phase III (depression - what's the point?). It's like a switch or bullet time (à la Matrix) moment. Don't get there. And if it's already too late, change something, don't bottle it in.
     
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    More on the technical side (HPA Axis), and also explores solutions.
     
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    Regarding the hypoglycemia that people with "adrenal fatigue" report:

    The hypoglycemic side of hypothyroidism
    Peat was asked about "weak adrenals". See here.
     
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    Ive read in stop the thyroid madness they do hydrocortisone or adrenals suppplements if ntd or t3 did not work?
     
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