Adrenal Fatigue For Dummies
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It’s hard to recognize the symptoms of adrenal fatigue for what they are. Many of them develop gradually, and people tend to ignore them until things get really bad. If you have more than one of the following symptoms, you may have adrenal fatigue; see your healthcare practitioner for testing.

  • A lower than normal body temperature

  • Elevated blood pressure

  • Dizziness and a drop in blood pressure when you stand up

  • Higher blood sugar levels than normal

  • Swelling in your legs

  • Salt cravings

  • Fatigue and a lack of energy

  • Decreased ability to get a good night’s sleep

  • Decreased libido

  • Recurrent infections or allergies

  • Irritated bowel and bladder

  • Bouts of confusion or brain fog

  • Symptoms of depression

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Dr. Richard Snyder, DO, is board certified in both internal medicine and nephrology, as well as a clinical professor at the Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine.

Wendy Jo Peterson, MS, RD, is a registered dietitian with a master’s degree in nutritional sciences as well as a specialist in sports dietetics. She is the coauthor of Mediterranean Diet Cookbook For Dummies.

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