Do you feel fatigued all the time? Do you have a lot of stress, brain fog, or unwanted weight? Chances are you have adrenal fatigue. Watch this video to find out from Oakland Functional Medicine Doctor Carolyn Finnegan.
It’s been almost six weeks now of sheltering in place for most of us in the Bay Area. I think of you all often and continue to try to provide services that you will find helpful in these strange times. If you’ve been feeling an excess of stress, adrenal support can really help decrease your stress as well as help with sleep, decrease pain, help to rid your body of excess fat, balance your hormones, and help your mood.
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DID YOU KNOW THAT WE CAN TEST FOR ADRENAL FATIGUE?
Who doesn’t have stress these days? Stress can really affect your health including leading to anxiety issues, depression, chronic fatigue syndrome, obesity, dysglycemia, and a host of other clinical conditions. We can order either The Dutch Test, a salivary and urine test, or The Adrenocortex Stress Profile, a salivary test. Both can be sent to you and easily administered in your own home. The tests evaluates bioactive levels of the body’s important stress hormones, cortisol and DHEA. If you have insomnia, this test is particularly helpful.
This hormone test examines 4 saliva samples over a 24-hour period for levels of cortisol and DHEA.
The adrenal hormones cortisol and DHEA function to influence:
- Anti-inflammatory response
- Thyroid function
- Resistance to stress
Diseases and conditions associated with “adrenocortex stress”:
- Back pain
- Cardiovascular disease
- Celiac disease
- Chronic fatigue syndrome
- High blood pressure
- Migraine headaches
- Thyroid dysfunction
- Weak immune system
Let us help you balance your stress hormones so your body can function more optimally. Email or call us to get started with either the Dutch Test or the Adrenocortex Stress Profile Testing.