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
Ibuprofen, Tramadol, Hydrocodone-Acetaminophen
Melatonin, Clonazepam, Zolpidem
Amphetamine-Dextroamphetamine, Naltrexone, Acetyl L-Carnitine
Duloxetine, Escitalopram, Bupropion
Alprazolam, Sertraline, Clonazepam

What do patients take to treat Adrenal Fatigue and its symptoms?


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Who has Adrenal Fatigue on PatientsLikeMe?

  • 233 patients have this condition
  • 2 new patients joined this month
  • 59 say Adrenal Fatigue is their primary condition

Age Proportion # of patients
<20 0
20s 14
30s 41
40s 64
50s 58
60s 32
70+ 2


Distribution of females vs. males

89% Females
11% Males
Age at first symptom
Age at first symptom Proportion # of patients
0-19 years 18
20-29 years 23
30-39 years 34
40-49 years 35
50-59 years 16
60-69 years 1
70+ years 0

Diagnosis status
Diagnosis status Proportion # of patients
Diagnosed 112
Not Diagnosed 43

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