Foggy thinking, low energy, difficulty handling stress, mild depression, lightheadedness and increased effort to perform daily tasks are just some of the symptoms that integrative and alternative health practitioners are associating with what they frequently label “adrenal fatigue”.
Are any of these symptoms part of your daily experience? You’re not alone if they are.
And while someone may have told you that you have adrenal fatigue, in reality there is no medical diagnosis for adrenal fatigue. It’s not like there is something called stomach fatigue…or pancreatic fatigue or any other organ or glandular “fatigue” disorder.
There is something called diabetes which is related to dysfunction of the pancreas and there is something called acid reflux which is often related to stomach dysfunction but none of these has been given the moniker of “fatigue”.
So why the need to blame the adrenals for running out of gas or feel bad for them when you are tired, depressed and foggy minded? Or say, “Well you clearly need adrenal support because they are fatigued?” […]