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Posted by: 1323 (Guest), Monday, March 12, 2007, 4:37pm
I remember reading on this forum about a time line during which adrenal glands heal and recoup.  I think it was between 9pm and 11pm or something ???

At any rate... We've been going to bed between 7:30 pm to 9:30 pm for the last year and sleeping well (unless we had music gigs); with the help of Musclease (with Valerine); and now I need to change my schedule.  

My husband and I are going to slowly stay up 1/2 hour later each evening until we reach a routine of midnight to 8am, due to our performance schedule (he plays guitar and bass and I sing).  We need to change because when we do stay out late performing, we are sorely beat up for two days just from the sleep deprivation and cannot sleep in due to our established routine.

We are going to stay up until 9:30 for a few days... then till 10 pm for a few days, then till 10:30 for a few days, etc., etc.

I am hoping that my adrenals will adjust to the new routine if we take it slow like this... I really would appreciate comments about this as I don't want to exhaust my adrenals again just because I change my sleep schedule.

Thanks!
Posted by: Victoria, Monday, March 12, 2007, 5:22pm; Reply: 1
I don't know if the body will adapt to this schedule as far as creating a new time for adrenal healing.  It's from 10 pm until 1 am, I believe.  I have wondered about people who work night shifts.  If your body doesn't have a chance to be asleep and allow the adrenals to recover during that critical period, your adrenals think another day has arrived and they peak their hormone output a second time.  Thus you are aging two days instead of one, as far as the adrenals are concerned.

I have found that it makes a difference for me whether I go to sleep at 10 or at 11.  Even if I stay up until 11, I begin to show adrenal fatigue again.  Good luck to you on this situation.  It can be difficult when your work requires you to adapt a certain schedule that may conflict with your health.
Posted by: italybound, Monday, March 12, 2007, 9:27pm; Reply: 2
"It is important to go to sleep by 10 p.m. every night because our adrenal glands kick in for a "second wind" to keep us going from 11 pm to 1 am. This puts tremendous stress on the adrenals. When we rest early, our adrenals are fully rested and the high gear is avoided. Between 10 p.m. and 1 a.m., our adrenals work the hardest to repair the body. We should also try to sleep in until 8:30 a.m. or 9: 00 a.m. if possible. This is because our cortisol level rises to its peak from 6:00 a.m. to 8:00 a.m. in order to wake us up and get us going for the day. "
Quoted from Dr Lam............. Bear in mind this is for someone who usually rises by 6 AM I think, because FWIU, our cortisol is at it's morning highest 2 hours after we arise.
It might be in the A/F book, it mentions that between 7 and 9 AM is THE best time for healing of the adrenals. Even if we get up and go back to bed (which I personally wouldnt recommend and I dont think he is either really), there is something 'magical', I believe he called it, about the time of morning for adrenal healing.
If we get up too soon, as in before our adrenals are really kickin in, they have to work extra hard to get us up to the level we should be, putting further stress on them.
LF, have you checked out the other Adrenal Threads?
http://www.dadamo.com/cgi-bin/Blah/Blah.pl?b=encloplib,m=1167170022
http://www.dadamo.com/cgi-bin/Blah/Blah.pl?b=encloplib,m=1170725642
;D
Posted by: Drea, Wednesday, March 14, 2007, 8:05pm; Reply: 3
I wonder if it's possible to retrain the adrenal glands? Meaning, what about all those people who don't have a 9-5 job? I used to work 5p - 1am; I guess I was lucky that I was young?

I try to be in bed by 10:30p at the latest. Usually I can fall right to sleep, or withing a few minutes of getting into bed, and I used to get up with the sun at 6:30a before DST, but now it's closer to 7am.
Posted by: italybound, Thursday, March 15, 2007, 1:45pm; Reply: 4
Quoted from outdoordrea
I wonder if it's possible to retrain the adrenal glands? Meaning, what about all those people who don't have a 9-5 job? .


I wonder about this too and I sorta kinda think we might be able to. But I think it'd have to be over a long period of time and consistent times. The reason I say that is, when I was getting up at 4AM, it seemed like around 9 or 9:30, I'd get my 2nd wind. Very consistent w/ what it would be if I were getting up at 6 - then they would kick in around 11.       Time frames are the same, but I had been doing that 4AM thing for 5 yrs or longer. Would love to know the real truth on this. Maybe God will pop in and let us know.  ;)
Posted by: 414 (Guest), Monday, April 9, 2007, 11:12am; Reply: 5
wow, this is soooo interesting & I have ordered the 'fatigue'  book.  I have noticed in my young son who has Autistic spectrum disorder  - he's  3 now ---    that each summer  his body seems to  work with daylight. he literally  sleeps only when it is dark outside. its noticeable again this year  as we have gone on to  BST  here for the last couple of weeks in the UK  which means that it increasingly gets darker later in the evenings until June  (midsummers eve/summer solstice)  Im thinking about purchasing a special blackout blind   so that he gets enough rest, interestingly he does not seem over tired during the day & during the winter months he is ready for bed at 6.30pm & doesnt wake until 8.30 - 9am.

I feel less tired too during the summer & always have done too  so is there something hidden in our internal bodyclock wiring that makes us respond to our daylight environment - I bet there is.


cant wait to read  the book!!!!

R xx
Posted by: italybound, Monday, April 9, 2007, 4:21pm; Reply: 6
Quoted from Rachel
wow, this is soooo interesting & I have ordered the 'fatigue'  book.  Im thinking about purchasing a special blackout blind  


Rachel, the A/F (adrenal fatigue) book is very good. I've suggested for Dr. D to write one on the adrenals. I think it is a hot topic. :-)
I just bought some navy material ( I held it up at the store to be sure you couldnt see thru it) and hemmed the edges and velcroed it up to my windows. At night, I literally cannot see my hand in front of my face. I sleep very well.  ;D
Speaking of "internal bodyclock wiring" and sleeping, have you read Lights Out.
You'd LOVE that book!! http://www.amazon.com/Lights-Out-Sleep-Sugar-Survival/dp/0671038680
Posted by: purlgirl, Monday, April 9, 2007, 6:51pm; Reply: 7
Yes an blood type AF book would be grt. Life can be so stressful - I think AF is at the bottom of many health issues.

My personal copy of the AF bk is finally in. Just in time bc Library copy is due.

The things I'm doing that I feel are helping me are:
More sleep and learn to chill out. Salt is back in my diet and Vit C mid afternoon.
(my vit C has Larch in it)

How do I find out if there are any Natural health Dr/therapest in my area?   Someone who respects the BT diet.
Posted by: ISA-MANUELA (Guest), Tuesday, April 10, 2007, 6:44am; Reply: 8
::) Italy....your wish is my order ;) ;D ;D ;D

but how do you make it when mister Balin has to go to pee, without light? Arent' you risking him to
loose in the darkness??) :D :o

hmmmm what I remarked is, no problems for me to stay a bit longer........but when I've to get up between 4 and 5 in the morning...my hole day will be :P ......get problems with my tension and feel lousy.....:-/

about lights out....a no-no for me....have always 3 little lightballs on burning..... in case I've to go to....
and then I can sleep if not....can't sleep at all :-/
Posted by: italybound, Tuesday, April 10, 2007, 1:10pm; Reply: 9
Quoted from ISA-MANUELA
  ::) Italy....your wish is my order ;) ;D ;D ;D


:K) :K)

Quoted from ISA-MANUELA
but how do you make it when mister Balin has to go to pee, without light? Arent' you risking him to loose in the darkness??) :D :o


Mister Floppy Ee-uh is in a crate at night, covered w/ the same dark material that I have on my windows. He sleeps for 8 or 9 hours as well. At a stretch. No problem hee-uh  ;D

Quoted from ISA-MANUELA
about lights out....a no-no for me....have always 3 little lightballs on burning..... in case I've to go to.... and then I can sleep if not.... can't sleep at all :-/


I have my cell phone w/ me at night. That way if I have to get up to tinkees, I can use the light from it. It's all I need really and honestly Isa, I sleep like a rock. Thanks again to resting for the gem of a book!!!!  ;D
Posted by: Jane, Tuesday, April 10, 2007, 5:54pm; Reply: 10
Purlgirl,
If you go the home page, you'll find a link on the left to BTD practitioners.
Good luck!
Jane
Posted by: Victoria, Tuesday, April 10, 2007, 6:32pm; Reply: 11
I've had good luck with cutting out the nightly bathroom runs by taking the chinese herbal formula Rehmania Six.  It is a kidney yin formula and by using daily for 3 weeks out of each month, I no longer get up in the night.  Amazing!
It's sold at health food stores under the Plum Flower label.  Or you can buy it mail order from Dragonherbs.com
Posted by: Janet, Tuesday, April 10, 2007, 9:11pm; Reply: 12
Quoted from Victoria
I've had good luck with cutting out the nightly bathroom runs by taking the chinese herbal formula Rehmannia Six.  It is a kidney yin formula and by using daily for 3 weeks out of each month, I no longer get up in the night.  Amazing!
It's sold at health food stores under the Plum Flower label.  Or you can buy it mail order from Dragonherbs.com


Hi Victoria, that's interesting about the 'nightly bathroom runs'...do you think that would work for men?
Re females...do you think this is an age thing? I have this 'theory' that it can also become a 'habit'. I found that if I wake at eg. 3am, one night...the next night - there I am again...awake wanting the bathroom. The only way I've found to break it, is to not let myself get up. So I turn over and go back to sleep...of course if you were bursting to go, this wouldn't work :o But I then find that I'm not awake during the night for quite a while.
Having said this, for me, I've been under a lot of stress recently and that has surely disturbed my sleep and the pattern of waking had become well established once again. Thankfully, I'm just managing to get out of it again.
I think my adrenals have just been through the floor because last week I just wanted to sleep and sleep and sleep. I thought it was readjusting to the time difference...but Spain is only one hour different to the UK. No, it was pure exhaustion.
Hopefully now things will somehow start to go back to 'normal' ;D
Posted by: Victoria, Tuesday, April 10, 2007, 11:38pm; Reply: 13
Hi Janet, :-)

Rehmania 6 is recommended for both sexes.  I think that men have to urinate more often than women anyway, but don't quote me on that until one of our scientific minds confirms this conjecture!

I agree with you on the habit thing.  That's part of what is keeping me in bed now;  I don't allow myself to just jump out of bed since I woke up anyway.  Often I think that it is the digestion process in my intestines that puts temporary pressure on my bladder and makes me feel like it is full.  Usually if I change positions and go back to sleep, the sensation leaves.
Posted by: italybound, Wednesday, April 11, 2007, 1:44am; Reply: 14
Quoted from Victoria
Rehmania 6 is recommended for both sexes.


Is it okay for all blood types? I would love not to have to get up at night. I don't always but alot of the time I do   :(   Interesting product.  :)
Posted by: Victoria, Wednesday, April 11, 2007, 5:34pm; Reply: 15
Rehmannia is recommended in the Encyclopedia to be especially beneficial for type B's and O's.  My opinion is that just because a supplement is recommended for a specific type does not necessarily mean that it is contra-indicated for the other types unless specifically indicated by the Doc.  It is on p. 575 in the Encyclopedia, for those of you who have the book.

Just a point of interest:
Rehmannia is a Yin Jing tonic in chinese medicine.  Adrenal fatigue has been linked to a deficiency of jing.  The adrenals are connected to the kidneys and rehmannia is called the Kidney's own Food in TCM.  When the Jing is replenished (basic life force), the kidney/adrenal system is strengthened and nourished.
Posted by: italybound, Thursday, April 12, 2007, 1:16pm; Reply: 16
Quoted from Victoria
Rehmannia is recommended in the Encyclopedia to be especially beneficial for type B's and O's.
Just a point of interest:
Rehmannia is a Yin Jing tonic in chinese medicine.  Adrenal fatigue has been linked to a deficiency of jing.  The adrenals are connected to the kidneys and rehmannia is called the Kidney's own Food in TCM.  When the Jing is replenished (basic life force), the kidney/adrenal system is strengthened and nourished.


I know you're not a doc but , do you think I could take this w/ my heart meds? Yes, meds.  >:( :'(  Will post on the weekly chat re: same.  I would love to take some rehmannia if it will help my adrenals because I really do 'blame' them for my heart issues.  :'(
Posted by: Victoria, Thursday, April 12, 2007, 8:24pm; Reply: 17
I can't see any way rehmannia could hurt you.  What specifically is your heart condition?
Posted by: italybound, Friday, April 13, 2007, 2:06am; Reply: 18
Quoted from Victoria
I can't see any way rehmannia could hurt you.  What specifically is your heart condition?


Left ventricle is only ejecting (pumping) at 40% and there is also an electrical defect to deal with. They put me on 3 meds on Tues. Not a happy camper about that but will have to deal w/ it for now. He said he wants to do the meds for 6 mths and take it from there. If the rehmannia won't interfere w/ the meds, I'd love to take it. Guess I need to take all this info to my NP and see what he thinks.  :-/
Posted by: Victoria, Friday, April 13, 2007, 4:23pm; Reply: 19
The NP consult is a good idea, Italy.  Please talk with him about TienChi (Pseudo-ginseng) also.  It is a fantastic chinese herb used for all types of heart insufficiencies.  You could even research it a bit yourself on the internet so you have some idea of how to talk about it.

And read up on hawthorne too.

Just because you have a heart situation does not mean that it won't benef from a wholistic approach.

:-)

If your NP is not familiar with chinese medicine, you may not get much help on these herbs.  I am so sold on chinese herbs that I hope you can find someone who is in the know, who can help you in this direction.
Posted by: Kristin, Friday, April 13, 2007, 9:26pm; Reply: 20
A little question....


Do any of you with adrenal issues have any experience with glandular supplements? Are there pros/cons to taking adrenal glandulars? I apologize if this was discussed on an earlier thread. I read through some of the earlier threads but only got as far as some of the links that Pat posted... LOL!! But thanks for those Pat... they were very informative!!

I have a stress supp that I have taken in the past that seems pretty B friendly... has ginseng and licorice in it and as my blood pressure has dipped a little lately (sure sign for me of adrenal stress in the past) I think the licorice will be ok but I wonder about the bovine glandular in it.

thanks so much!!
Posted by: Victoria, Friday, April 13, 2007, 11:12pm; Reply: 21
Kristen,
When I first started addressing my adrenal fatigue a few months ago, I took herbs as well as adrenal/spleen glandulars.  I seemed to improve steadily, and was getting in bed earlier also.  When I ran out of the glandulars, I did not buy more, and I do notice that there is somewhat of a return of my fatigue, although not as bad as it used to be.  When I can afford it, I will pick up some more (the best brand I can find at my HFS) and give them another try.  I have mixed feelings about them, but somehow, they seem to help for some conditions.
Posted by: Don, Saturday, April 14, 2007, 12:21am; Reply: 22
Right now the only supplement I take for my adrenal fatigue problem is Adrenal Cortex Glandular (that source is the best price I have found for the one I use). It is prescribed by my doctor.

I take 1-3 capsules in the morning after breakfast and after lunch around 2pm.

I can tell a significant difference when taking it versus when I run out or skip it.
Posted by: Kristin, Saturday, April 14, 2007, 12:54am; Reply: 23
Ok... that is good to know. I have always wondered about the efficacy of glandular products, yet they seemed to have worked for me in the past.


Thanks Victoria and MoDon!!!

:) :K)
Posted by: Joyce, Saturday, April 14, 2007, 8:10pm; Reply: 24
Quoted from pkarmeier


Left ventricle is only ejecting (pumping) at 40% and there is also an electrical defect to deal with. They put me on 3 meds on Tues. Not a happy camper about that but will have to deal w/ it for now. He said he wants to do the meds for 6 mths and take it from there. If the rehmannia won't interfere w/ the meds, I'd love to take it. Guess I need to take all this info to my NP and see what he thinks.  :-/


IB are you having episodes of atrial fibrillation?  If you are please do look/read the forum of http://www.yourhealthbase.com  .

I suffer with afib unless I take great care to balance my sodium and potassium levels [and more] but if these 2 particular minerals are out of balance I also need to get up to the bathroom during the night.  When they're balanced I can stay in bed from midnight til 8am.
Hawthorn seems to help some and make afib worse for others.  I tried the sip right tea for A's which includes hawthorn and didn't feel it was right for my heart.

This thread is particularly interesting as my sleeping hours have changed since the increased daylight - my winter lethargy is lifting - and I'm getting to sleep earlier and getting up earlier.


Joyce

Posted by: Shamrockgreen7, Friday, August 22, 2008, 5:01am; Reply: 25
Quoted from italybound
"It is important to go to sleep by 10 p.m. every night because our adrenal glands kick in for a "second wind" to keep us going from 11 pm to 1 am. This puts tremendous stress on the adrenals. When we rest early, our adrenals are fully rested and the high gear is avoided. Between 10 p.m. and 1 a.m., our adrenals work the hardest to repair the body. We should also try to sleep in until 8:30 a.m. or 9: 00 a.m. if possible. This is because our cortisol level rises to its peak from 6:00 a.m. to 8:00 a.m. in order to wake us up and get us going for the day. "
Quoted from Dr Lam............. Bear in mind this is for someone who usually rises by 6 AM I think, because FWIU, our cortisol is at it's morning highest 2 hours after we arise.
It might be in the A/F book, it mentions that between 7 and 9 AM is THE best time for healing of the adrenals. Even if we get up and go back to bed (which I personally wouldnt recommend and I dont think he is either really), there is something 'magical', I believe he called it, about the time of morning for adrenal healing.
If we get up too soon, as in before our adrenals are really kickin in, they have to work extra hard to get us up to the level we should be, putting further stress on them.
LF, have you checked out the other Adrenal Threads?
http://www.dadamo.com/cgi-bin/Blah/Blah.pl?b=encloplib,m=1167170022
http://www.dadamo.com/cgi-bin/Blah/Blah.pl?b=encloplib,m=1170725642
;D


Where would I find more information on adrenals? This is very interesting......Thanks Dawn

Posted by: Lola, Friday, August 22, 2008, 5:23am; Reply: 26
http://www.qfac.com/articles/adrenal_stress_test.html
http://www.drmurphreestore.com/adrenalfatigue.html
http://www.drlam.com/A3R_brief_in_doc_format/adrenal_fatigue.cfm#2
a few....
Posted by: Shamrockgreen7, Friday, August 22, 2008, 5:55am; Reply: 27
Thanks Lola...
Dawn
Posted by: italybound, Friday, August 22, 2008, 2:04pm; Reply: 28
Dawn, the article on Dr Lam's site is really really good. I have recommended that over and over again............I highly recommend printing it out in color and finding a quiet place to read. Note there are parts in red and blue and each means something different. It helps to note that when reading. The more you learn about your body and nutrition, the more sense the article makes. :-)  I have read it 2 or 3 times and each time, I understand something better. Very satisfying indeed. ;-)
Also, the book Lights Out: Sleep, Sugar, and Survival is a good book to read (or has that already been posted)? This is an old thread and I didn't reread it all..........sorry if it has been posted previously. ;-)
http://www.amazon.com/Lights-Out-Sleep-Sugar-Survival/dp/0671038680

sleep until 8AM if possible......that is when your cortisol/DHEA are at their highest points of the day. If you get up before then, your body has to produce extra to get us going.........not good, but most of us don't have the luxury to sleep in until 8, so we have to do the best we can. :-)
Posted by: Shamrockgreen7, Friday, August 22, 2008, 2:47pm; Reply: 29
I found this very interesting, I mention before my husband has a new low stress job, which I think is very good for him. After looking at the circadian cycle I am hoping he will get some relief in his adrenals. His former job was high stress, when he was home his schedule was up at 3am and home about 5pm, he would go to sleep about 10 pm. Now he gets up around 10am, goes to work at 3pm, bed at 12-1am depending on when he gets home from work, and sleeps until 10-11am.

Also what I thought was interesting is my mother will get up early in the morning ( she is in her 60's) but then goes back to sleep. When I get up between 8-10. I am up for the day. I am just trying to grasp this concept. I do believe my husband due to his weight, 20 yrs in a high stress job, where he carries his weight ( all in the stomach area) and his constantly being tired, even after 10 hours of sleep, has very high cortisol levels, is insulin resistance, and has adrenal fatigue. This is all new so I am trying to figure out if his swing shift he works 4-12am is better for him or worse.

Also after reading more isn't this tryptophan what is found in turkey, the element that makes you sleepy after eating it? This might explain why turkey is really his favorite meat his body craves it?

Dawn

Adding as I read more on adrenals

Increase symptoms of PMS for women; period are heavy and then stop, or almost stopped on the 4th day, only to start flow again on the 5th or 6th day.

This is so me!! This started in my 30's! I am floored.
Posted by: Lola, Friday, August 22, 2008, 6:54pm; Reply: 30
Quoted Text
tryptophan what is found in turkey, the element that makes you sleepy after eating it?


also called the 'happy food'!
to each their own.... ;)
Posted by: +Aan, Sunday, August 24, 2008, 6:27pm; Reply: 31
My iridologist, Dr. Gary told me to take Adrenal 80 from nutri-pak. As I usually do I took it for a while but will start up again. It is 80 mg adrenal concentrate 80mgs. He tells me I'm very emotional( which I am ). Throughout my 36 years of working anywhere between 12-12 am/pm maybe that's why my adrenals are shot. He also told my husband he was born with only one. All that by looking in your eye...Aani
Posted by: Ribbit, Sunday, August 24, 2008, 9:51pm; Reply: 32
Is Adrenal 80 made from animal glands?  Do you as an A hesitate to take it?
Posted by: 1323 (Guest), Sunday, August 24, 2008, 10:55pm; Reply: 33
It's really good to get to a NP or a good Natural-Oriented Physician who will do some testing adrenal and hormone wise to see where you are sitting as both of those areas could be out of whack.   Mine were and my NP was able to prescribe correctly the supp's that helped me tremendously.  Before I went to her I was taking a bunch of things that weren't really doing it and actually causing my body more upset.  
Posted by: mikeo, Monday, August 25, 2008, 12:14am; Reply: 34
pick up some Catechol from NAP for Adrenals...or Holy Basil and Rhodiola
Posted by: italybound, Monday, August 25, 2008, 1:46am; Reply: 35
:-/
Quoted from 1323
It's really good to get to a NP or a good Natural-Oriented Physician who will do some testing adrenal and hormone wise to see where you are sitting as both of those areas could be out of whack.   Mine were and my NP was able to prescribe correctly the supp's that helped me tremendously.  Before I went to her I was taking a bunch of things that weren't really doing it and actually causing my body more upset.  


I completely agree. Find someone who knows what supplements to give you and when. Taking too much at once can backfire on ya. (I had an NP wind up doing this w/ me.......I was on so much stuff and not making any headway) Some people are successful doing it themselves, but I'd suspect that involves alot of hit and miss and can eventually add up to lots of money, time and health lost.  :-/
Posted by: +Aan, Monday, August 25, 2008, 1:48am; Reply: 36
I assume the Adrenal 80 isn't veggie because it doesn't state. I'm not too hard line on BTD or GTD as you can tell. It has been a challenge for me. If Dr. Gary says I need it, I probably do. He passes the BTD/GTD to his patients. He is familiar with Dr.D's work...Aani
Posted by: italybound, Monday, August 25, 2008, 1:55am; Reply: 37
Shamrockgreen7, Rachel and purlgirl, if you would like Dr D'Adamo to write a book specifically for adrenal fatigue (different from normal fatigue one might experience), you can hop on over to this thread below and let him know you'd love to have one too. :-)  (clap)

http://www.dadamo.com/cgi-bin/Blah/Blah.pl?b-Suggest/m-1167308914/
Posted by: kawaikx15, Tuesday, April 7, 2009, 10:58am; Reply: 38
is this the AF book everybody is talking about?

Adrenal Fatigue: The 21st Century Stress Syndrome
(Paperback)
by James L. Wilson (Author), Johnathan V. Wright (Foreword)
Posted by: Victoria, Tuesday, April 7, 2009, 3:02pm; Reply: 39
Yes.  It opened a lot of eyes :-).
Posted by: Lola, Wednesday, April 8, 2009, 1:48am; Reply: 40
kawaikx15,
Dr Ds Fatigue book has helped many people I know.....plus it s
BT specific, also has some great protocols and advise to follow.
Posted by: kawaikx15, Wednesday, April 8, 2009, 2:44am; Reply: 41
Can you tell me the title of Dr.Ds fatigue book? I am sure it is worth a great reading !!!!
Posted by: Lola, Wednesday, April 8, 2009, 2:57am; Reply: 42
fatigue
http://www.4yourtype.com/prodinfo.asp?number=ED067H

actually all of his health series books are great guides
http://www.4yourtype.com/products.asp?dept=19
Posted by: italybound, Wednesday, April 8, 2009, 3:13am; Reply: 43
Quoted from kawaikx15
is this the AF book everybody is talking about?
Adrenal Fatigue: The 21st Century Stress Syndrome
(Paperback)
by James L. Wilson (Author), Johnathan V. Wright (Foreword)


Yes, it's a good book!! If you do a search on this site, you'll get some more hits on adrenals (hopefully...........I don't have much luck w/ searching for some reason).  Until our good Dr. gives us an Adrenal Fatigue book  ;), we'll have to get our info from other sources.   There are lots of them around. Several in this thread and also on a few others. :-)

Found these for ya by searching the word "adrenal". Hope it helps. :-)
Posted by: TJ, Friday, April 10, 2009, 9:40pm; Reply: 44
Where did Funkymuse go?  Did she make a new account, or quit?
Posted by: Lola, Saturday, April 11, 2009, 1:40am; Reply: 45
hiatus perhaps.....everyone s entitled to do as they please.... ;)
Posted by: italybound, Saturday, April 11, 2009, 4:17am; Reply: 46
Quoted from TJ
Where did Funkymuse go?  Did she make a new account, or quit?


I think she's super busy w/ her music. I know she had a concert in CA a while back. Something else is in the works, I think, forget what tho.  :-/
Posted by: TJ, Wednesday, April 15, 2009, 2:20am; Reply: 47
I wasn't referring to her absence on the boards as much as I was referring to how her name is no longer linked, as if her account has been deactivated.
Posted by: kawaikx15, Tuesday, May 12, 2009, 11:57pm; Reply: 48
got my copy of AF.. :)

i always wake up between 0100 to 0400 am.. never realised why this was happening, till i read this book..
check out this link..
http://www.drrind.com/therapies/metabolic-symptoms-matrix
Posted by: italybound, Wednesday, May 13, 2009, 2:51am; Reply: 49
Quoted from kawaikx15
i always wake up between 0100 to 0400 am..


My ND told me this could be from low blood sugar....

P.S.  wow, I just took a really quick look at that link. Lots of info there. I printed it off so I can look at it when I get time. Thanks for posting!!!
Posted by: Victoria, Thursday, May 14, 2009, 5:19pm; Reply: 50
I have received quite a lot of benefit from following the supplement protocol in Dr. D's Fatigue book, and learning from the education I got from James Wilson's book.  Understanding how the adrenals work and how we can stop the damage enables us to take back our power!   ;D
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