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.

Common symptoms reported by people with 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, fatigue, pain, and stress) regardless of condition.
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Treatments taken by people for adrenal fatigue

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Compare treatments taken by people with adrenal fatigue

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Who has adrenal fatigue on PatientsLikeMe?

  • 1 new patients joined this month
  • 202 say adrenal fatigue is their primary condition

Age
Age Proportion # of patients
<20 1
20s 25
30s 75
40s 98
50s 150
60s 107
70+ 31
Age at first symptom
Age at first symptom Proportion # of patients
0-19 years 26
20-29 years 37
30-39 years 53
40-49 years 54
50-59 years 25
60-69 years 3
70+ years 0

Distribution of sex

Sex
Sex Proportion # of patients
Male 86
Female 402

Diagnosis status
Diagnosis status Proportion # of patients
Diagnosed 187
Not Diagnosed 76

These charts show data from adrenal fatigue patients who have completed their condition history
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