What are the symptoms of adrenal imbalance or fatigue?

Keith Roach, MD
Internal Medicine
Symptoms of poor adrenal function can be vague and nonspecific. Most people with proven adrenal insufficiency (also called Addison’s disease) just don’t feel well and have fatigue, low energy levels that get better with rest and worsen with activity, loss of appetite and weight loss.

Adrenal fatigue is an unproven condition that shares many of these symptoms but in which laboratory testing for adrenal function is normal.

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