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Learn to:

  • Recognize the symptoms of adrenal fatigue
  • Get a handle on potential trigger factors
  • Take charge of your adrenal health through nutrition, vitamins, and more

Take charge of your adrenal health and start living life again

If you feel tired all the time, you may be suffering from adrenal fatigue, a condition that affects many ...

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Adrenal Fatigue For Dummies

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Learn to:

  • Recognize the symptoms of adrenal fatigue
  • Get a handle on potential trigger factors
  • Take charge of your adrenal health through nutrition, vitamins, and more

Take charge of your adrenal health and start living life again

If you feel tired all the time, you may be suffering from adrenal fatigue, a condition that affects many aspects of your health and leaves you unable to function properly. This guide provides a complete overview of adrenal fatigue and shows you how to recognize symptoms, seek treatment, discover which medications help, and much more.

  • Focus on fundamentals — discover the function of the adrenal glands, how to recognize symptoms of adrenal fatigue, and the tests you may need
  • Trigger factors — find out how stress, poor sleep, inflammation, acidosis, and poor nutrition can trigger adrenal fatigue
  • Treatment tips — get information on treatment options, including medication, hormonal supplements, exercise, and much more
  • Recipes for recovery — discover recipes for meals and snacks that will help battle adrenal fatigue
  • There is hope— find out how to battle the depression that may accompany adrenal fatigue

Open the book and find:

  • Factors that may lead to adrenal fatigue
  • The symptoms and stages of adrenal fatigue
  • The tests you need for a diagnosis
  • An overview of trigger factors such as stress, poor sleep, and nutrition
  • Medications and natural treatments to try
  • Ways to manage adrenal fatigue at work
  • Delicious recipes for meals, snacks, and treats
  • Supplements that can boost your immune health
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781118615690
  • Publisher: Wiley
  • Publication date: 2/4/2014
  • Sold by: Barnes & Noble
  • Format: eBook
  • Edition number: 1
  • Pages: 336
  • Sales rank: 228,924
  • File size: 3 MB

Meet the Author

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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Table of Contents

Foreword xv

Introduction 1

Part I: Getting Started with Adrenal Fatigue 5

Chapter 1: Facing Adrenal Fatigue 7

Chapter 2: Understanding the Basics of Adrenal Gland Function 13

Chapter 3: Defining Adrenal Fatigue 23

Chapter 4: Recognizing the Symptoms of Adrenal Fatigue 33

Chapter 5: Testing for Adrenal Fatigue 49

Part II: Getting a Handle on Potential Trigger Factors 69

Chapter 6: The Effects of Stressing Out and Sleeping Less 71

Chapter 7: The Contributions of Inflammation and Acidosis to Adrenal Fatigue 81

Chapter 8: Nutrition’s Role in Adrenal Fatigue 97

Part III: Treating Adrenal Fatigue 117

Chapter 9: Finding and Working with a Good Practitioner 119

Chapter 10: Using Medications and Hormone Supplementation 127

Chapter 11: Assessing Natural Treatments 139

Chapter 12: Exercising and Eating the Right Way 167

Chapter 13: Managing Adrenal Fatigue on the Work Front 185

Part IV: Trying Sensational Recipes to Battle Adrenal Fatigue 201

Chapter 14: Beginning with Energizing Breakfasts 203

Chapter 15: Enjoying Fuel-Filled Lunches 217

Chapter 16: Tuning In to Dinnertime 231

Chapter 17: Savoring a Snack or Something Sweet 245

Part V: The Part of Tens 261

Chapter 18: More Than Ten Ways to Help Beat Depression in Adrenal Fatigue 263

Chapter 19:More Than Ten Supplements for Your Immune System 273

Chapter 20: Maximizing the Function of Ten Important Organs and Systems 283

Index 295

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