Tag: adrenal fatigue

Human Response Patterns to Stress: Paths to Adrenal Fatigue

Written by James L. Wilson, DC, ND, PhD Many of my patients who suffered from the effects of adrenal fatigue and chronic stress often asked: “How did I end up this way?” The descriptions given below are snapshots of the most common patterns of adrenal fatigue I have seen clinically over the past twenty-four years.… Read More »

How to Build Your Own Stress and Adrenal Fatigue Healthcare Practice by Dr. Wilson

Curious about building your own adrenal fatigue practice? James L. Wilson, ND, PhD – an expert in alternative medicine for over 35 years – provides an easy step-by-step guide on how to build a practice that’s oriented towards treating adrenal fatigue and stress-related illnesses. In this presentation by James Wilson, DC, ND, PhD, you will… Read More »

Cortisol and HPA Axis Function in Major Depression

Written by James L. Wilson, DC, ND, PhD The World Health Organization lists depression as one of the leading causes of disability worldwide.[i] It is well known that stress can precipitate major depression and influences its incidence, severity and course[ii]. It is also known that many of the features of major depression potentially reflect dysregulation of… Read More »

Autoimmunity, Inflammation and Adrenal Function

Written by Erik Bakker, ND. Republished with permission from Dr. James Wilson and AdrenalFatigue.org   Many people see inflammation as a disease process, but inflammation is a natural response of the body’s immune system—a process that brings the necessary resources required to a specific area to fight an infection or heal an injury. However, an unneeded… Read More »

A Clinical Approach to Adrenal Fatigue (Webinar On-Demand) by Dr. Wilson

To watch Dr. Wilson’s on-demand webinar, just click the video image below and register to receive the password.     In this presentation by James Wilson, DC, ND, PhD, you will learn: The role of the adrenal glands in stress The role of adrenal steroid hormones and their -relationship to various health conditions The proper diagnosis of… Read More »

General Adaptation Syndrome: When Stress Takes Over

By James Wilson, DC, ND, PhD Stress can be a real killer. How do we learn to deal with it in a healthy way? To answer that, first let us look at general adaptation syndrome and the role the adrenal glands and their hormones play in activating it. General adaptation syndrome is the pattern of… Read More »

Interpreting Cortisol Lab Tests in Adrenal Fatigue

By James Wilson, DC, ND, PhD Steroid hormones occur in more than one form in the body, but most lab tests only measure one. This scenario further complicates the problem of proper interpretation of lab data related to adrenal fatigue diagnostics. Cortisol, for example, takes on three forms in the blood: 1) Free, unattached to… Read More »

The Role of DHEA in Adrenal Fatigue & Loss of Libido

By James Wilson, DC, ND, PhD DHEA is one of the androgen hormones secreted by the adrenal glands and is the precursor to several other sex hormones. During adrenal fatigue, DHEA levels often become depressed. A saliva test can determine whether a patient’s DHEA levels are below normal. I usually recommend measuring DHEA-S levels with the saliva… Read More »

Adrenal Health & Fatigue – A Podcast Interview With James L. Wilson, DC, ND, PhD

In this special podcast interview, Jim Paoletti, Director of Education at Power2Practice, discusses adrenal fatigue with James L. Wilson, DC, ND, PhD, Research Director for ICA Health and author of, “Adrenal Fatigue, the 21st Century Syndrome.” Topics Discussed: What causes patients to become adrenal fatigued. Differentiating between adrenal fatigue and other causes of fatigue. Recognizing… Read More »

A Clinical Approach to Adrenal Fatigue (On-Demand Webinar) by Dr. Wilson

  In this presentation by James Wilson, DC, ND, PhD, you will learn: The role of the adrenal glands in stress The role of adrenal steroid hormones and their -relationship to various health conditions The proper diagnosis of adrenal fatigue What to look for in the case history Key signs and symptoms of adrenal fatigue… Read More »

Webinar Recording: Adrenal Dysfunction & Integrative Treatment Strategies

WEBINAR RECORDING: Adrenal Dysfunction & Integrative Treatment Strategies Presented by Jim Paoletti, BS Pharmacy, FAARFM, FIACP – Director of Education at Power2Practice Listen to/watch the recording below and download the slides by clicking here! Topics Covered: Physiologic changes associated with chronic stress Various factors that affect the adrenals Assessing adrenal function Treatment strategies for different stages of adrenal… Read More »