Adrenal Fatigue

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What is Adrenal Fatigue?

Adrenal fatigue or hypoadrenia is a term used to describe a state in which the adrenal glands are not providing adequate quantities of hormones, primarily cortisol. It is distinct from adrenal dysfunction disorders such as Addison's Disease.

What is it like to have Adrenal Fatigue?

Common symptoms
How bad it is
What people are taking for it

Reports may be affected by other conditions and/or medication side effects. We ask about general symptoms (anxious mood, depressed mood, insomnia, fatigue, and pain) regardless of condition.
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What do patients take to treat Adrenal Fatigue and its symptoms?

You’ve tried
Treatment name(s)
Type
How many have tried
How many evaluations
Treatment name(s)

(Conzip, Dolol, Dolzam) 23 more
Type
Prescription Drug
How many have tried
8
How many evaluations
1
Treatment name(s)
Type
Supplement
How many have tried
6
How many evaluations
5
Treatment name(s)

(Benedorm, GNC Melatonin, Kirkmann Melatonin) 19 more
Type
Supplement
How many have tried
5
How many evaluations
1
Treatment name(s)

(Ambien, Ambien CR, Edluar) 11 more
Type
Prescription Drug
How many have tried
5
How many evaluations
5
Treatment name(s)

(Adderall, Adderall XR, Amphetamine Salts) 2 more
Type
Prescription Drug
How many have tried
4
How many evaluations
1
Treatment name(s)

(Aplenzin, Budeprion SR, Budeprion XL) 12 more
Type
Prescription Drug
How many have tried
4
How many evaluations
2
Treatment name(s)

(APO Clonazepam, Clonex, Clonotril) 7 more
Type
Prescription Drug
How many have tried
4
How many evaluations
3
Treatment name(s)

(Anexsia, Lorcet 10/650, Lorcet Plus) 13 more
Type
Prescription Drug
How many have tried
4
How many evaluations
4
Treatment name(s)

(Ala-Cort, Cortaid Intensive Therapy, Cortef) 8 more
Type
Prescription Drug
How many have tried
4
How many evaluations
3
Treatment name(s)

(Advil, Advil Extra Strength, Advil Liqui-Gel) 42 more
Type
Over the Counter Drug
How many have tried
4
How many evaluations
1
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Data from patients with Adrenal Fatigue, who reported starting treatments within the last 5 years.
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You’ve tried this treatment.

Compare treatments for Adrenal Fatigue

You’ve tried
Treatment name(s)
How many have tried
Perceived effectiveness
Side effects
How many evaluations
Treatment name(s)

(Conzip, Dolol, Dolzam) 23 more
How many have tried
8
Perceived effectiveness
Side effects
How many evaluations
1
Treatment name(s)
How many have tried
6
Perceived effectiveness
Side effects
How many evaluations
5
Treatment name(s)

(Benedorm, GNC Melatonin, Kirkmann Melatonin) 19 more
How many have tried
5
Perceived effectiveness
Side effects
How many evaluations
1
Treatment name(s)

(Ambien, Ambien CR, Edluar) 11 more
How many have tried
5
Perceived effectiveness
Side effects
How many evaluations
5
Treatment name(s)

(Adderall, Adderall XR, Amphetamine Salts) 2 more
How many have tried
4
Perceived effectiveness
Side effects
Jittery feeling
How many evaluations
1
Treatment name(s)

(Aplenzin, Budeprion SR, Budeprion XL) 12 more
How many have tried
4
Perceived effectiveness
Side effects
Constipation Waking up during the night
How many evaluations
2
Treatment name(s)

(APO Clonazepam, Clonex, Clonotril) 7 more
How many have tried
4
Perceived effectiveness
Side effects
Migraine headaches
How many evaluations
3
Treatment name(s)

(Anexsia, Lorcet 10/650, Lorcet Plus) 13 more
How many have tried
4
Perceived effectiveness
Side effects
How many evaluations
4
Treatment name(s)

(Ala-Cort, Cortaid Intensive Therapy, Cortef) 8 more
How many have tried
4
Perceived effectiveness
Side effects
Atrial Tachycardia Heart palpitations 1 more
How many evaluations
3
Treatment name(s)

(Advil, Advil Extra Strength, Advil Liqui-Gel) 42 more
How many have tried
4
Perceived effectiveness
Side effects
Stomach pain
How many evaluations
1
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Data from patients with Adrenal Fatigue, who reported starting treatments within the last 5 years.
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You’ve tried this treatment.

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  • Slight
  • None
  • Can't tell
  • Severe
  • Moderate
  • Mild
  • None

Who has Adrenal Fatigue on PatientsLikeMe?


Age
Age Proportion # of patients
<20 2
20s 18
30s 45
40s 68
50s 68
60s 35
70+ 2

Gender

Distribution of females vs. males

88% Females
12% Males
Age at first symptom
Age at first symptom Proportion # of patients
0-19 years 18
20-29 years 26
30-39 years 37
40-49 years 35
50-59 years 18
60-69 years 1
70+ years 0

Diagnosis status
Diagnosis status Proportion # of patients
Diagnosed 120
Not Diagnosed 50

These charts show data from Adrenal Fatigue patients who have completed their condition history
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