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

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

These charts show data from Adrenal Fatigue patients’ latest treatment evaluations
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  • Major
  • Moderate
  • Slight
  • None
  • Can't tell
  • Severe
  • Moderate
  • Mild
  • None

Who has Adrenal Fatigue on PatientsLikeMe?

Age Proportion # of patients
<20 1
20s 16
30s 42
40s 66
50s 61
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 19
20-29 years 23
30-39 years 34
40-49 years 35
50-59 years 17
60-69 years 1
70+ years 0

Diagnosis status
Diagnosis status Proportion # of patients
Diagnosed 116
Not Diagnosed 43

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