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What are some treatment options for adrenal fatigue?

Dr. Robin Miller, MD
Internal Medicine
Because “adrenal fatigue” means exhaustion caused by chronic stress, the aim of treatment is to reduce stress. Options include healthy eating, light exercise, learning to deal with stress with the help of psychotherapy such as cognitive behavioral therapy, activities that reduce stress such as meditation, and modalities such as hypnosis to improve sleep.
Keith Roach, MD
Internal Medicine
Alternative medical practitioners and conventional ones can come together for many recommendations to help the symptoms of fatigue, malaise, stress, and low energy that are purported to be a result of adrenal fatigue. The diet should be low in sugar and avoid processed grains. Healthy protein and fat are encouraged. Taking steps to reduce stress levels, including making time for yourself, is recommended. Regular exercise, such as walking 10-15 minutes several times daily, can improve overall energy levels.
Aviva J. Romm, MD
Family Medicine
Adrenal fatigue can be prevented and treated by relaxing/resetting your adrenals daily, eating regularly (especially breakfast and snacks), and good sleep hygiene. Watch integrative medicine expert Aviva Romm, MD, give tips for those with fatigue. 

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