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Thanks for joining us for episode 30 of The Ancestral RDs podcast!
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Today’s episode is a bit of a rant, but it’s an important one. Is Adrenal Fatigue a real condition? Or is “diagnosing” someone with adrenal fatigue a dangerous fallacy? You’ll want to listen to this episode if you’ve ever questioned this issue.
And we were able to answer one listener-submitted question today, so please send us your question if you’d like us to answer it on the show!
Here’s what Laura and Kelsey will be discussing in this episode:
- Laura wrote a guest post on exercising with adrenal fatigue, and the internet blew up. Listen to our discussion/rant about this controversial topic!
- I’m currently seeing a naturopath for hormonal imbalance (low thyroid) and she suggested a protocol to support my adrenals before moving into thyroid replacement territory. I also believe I have hypothalamic amenorrhea (my lack of period after coming off birth control 9 months ago was my initial reason for seeking help). I want my cortisol levels tested to see which phase of adrenal fatigue I’m in. I’ve had a full thyroid panel done but no saliva test yet.My question – Is the adrenal support supplement I’m taking good for stage 2 adrenal fatigue? I am now working hard to reduce stress, but my history is one of under eating, over exercising, and a very active job. I sleep 8+ hours nightly, wake refreshed, but my energy decreases through the day.Any other recommendations to balance my hormones, get my cycle back, and continue healing adrenal fatigue?