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I Say Merry Christmas and Perhaps You Say Happy Holidays

       I wish everyone a blessed Christmas and safe holidays. I am not at all stressed about what is politically correct to say about Christmas and the holidays because I genuinely mean what I say to everyone. Ben Stein (author, … Continue reading

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Fun Tips for Holiday Travel with Young Children

    My friend Rachel and her husband have the best plan for making a pleasant drive to Florida with their two young children.  It is so simple; I don’t know why I didn’t think of this. Their trip is about … Continue reading

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Retail Therapy and the Holiday Blues

   There was a time when the act of shopping and buying was an attempt to escape my adrenal fatigue. I now label it retail therapy.  And I had a beautiful reason for retail therapy during the holidays.  The idea … Continue reading

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Be Your Own Patient Advocate

Adrenal fatigue falls into a broad category of non-specific symptoms that doctors have a hard time understanding, and if they cannot offer a specific diagnosis, many physicians will assume that the patient is seeking attention or is a hypochondriac. Patients … Continue reading

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Dr. Oz and Adrenal Fatigue

September 2010, Dr. Oz invited two doctors to discuss adrenal fatigue in a segment that focused on “Extreme Exhaustion”.  It was a controversial discussion where Dr. Robert Vigersky, member of the Endocrine Society, stated that there is no scientific evidence … Continue reading

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What Could Cause the Unrelenting Fatigue of Adrenal Fatigue Syndrome

The name Adrenal Fatigue Syndrome brings to mind immediately that it is just your adrenal glands that are tired or fatigued.  However, a major problem and very common with the syndrome is hypoglycemia, more often known as low blood sugar. … Continue reading

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Saliva Testing for Adrenal Fatigue

Medical doctors rely on laboratory tests which can be contradictory or confusing. Traditional medical doctors can order testing for adrenal fatigue by blood tests; however under-diagnosing is a problem. Saliva testing, which is recognized by the National Institutes of Health … Continue reading

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Dear Jennifer…………

Dear Jennifer, I believe there are no coincidences in the universe.  It was such a happy day to receive and read your book ALL IN MY MIND?  Like you, I had several large (by anyone’s standards) stressful events occur in … Continue reading

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It May Have Been Easier to Dismiss Me Than to Look for Zebras

A few weeks after the birth of my second child, I felt terrible – as if I were dying.  My OBGYN patted my knee and said, “Typical case of postpartum depression.  You’ll get over it.” A few months later, I was … Continue reading

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Adrenal Fatigue…Stress-Related Conditions Not All in Your Head

http://chroniclenwi.com/2010/08/18/stress-related-conditions-not-all-in-your-head/

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