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The Best Natural Treatments for Adrenal Fatigue


Are you constantly tired no matter how much you sleep?

Do you get overwhelmed by stressful situations that you could handle in the past?

Is it hard to get out of bed in the morning even after a long sleep?

Do you depend on caffeine or sugary drinks just to get through the day?

If you answered yes to any or all of these questions, there is a strong chance that you are dealing with adrenal issues, particularly adrenal fatigue.

In this article I will discuss the symptoms of adrenal fatigue and how to diagnose it.

I will then walk you through the best natural treatments for adrenal fatigue and lifestyle changes that will help you regain your energy and your life.

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8 Common Causes of Thyroid Fatigue and How You Can Fix Them


Are you still fatigued even though you are taking your thyroid medication faithfully?


The fatigue found in thyroid disease can be because of many things.

Just taking your thyroid medication may not be enough to reverse these symptoms.

The many causes of thyroid fatigue include adrenal issues, autoimmune inflammation, food sensitivities, nutritional deficiencies, dietary issues, and even taking the wrong thyroid medication.

I will discuss each of these possible sources of fatigue and show you how to correct them.

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The Best Treatments for Hypothyroidism


Have you been diagnosed with hypothyroidism?

Have you been prescribed a medication?  If so, do you feel any better?

Are you wondering if there is a better treatment than what you are taking?

Are there any dietary changes or supplements that would help you feel better?

I will try to answer these and other questions ​in this article.

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Hypothyroidism – What Are the Symptoms and How to Diagnose It


Do you think you have a thyroid issue?

​If you have found this blog, I suspect you are searching for answers.  You probably haven't felt good in years.

You ask friends for their opinions.  They each have their ideas, but no real solutions.

You might have read an article in a magazine, or on the internet, or maybe even on a Facebook post that discussed thyroid issues, and you thought "That is describing me exactly!"

You probably even went to see a doctor.  You told him or her your complaints, they took a quick history, performed a simple physical exam, and then ordered some lab tests.

You might have even left hopeful, thinking that maybe this would be the time that someone finally figured out what was going on in your body.

Your hope was soon dashed, however, when you received a call from the doctor's office telling you that all of your labs were "normal."

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Why Testosterone Is So Important


Why is testosterone so important?

It may be the most misunderstood of all of the hormones in the body.

Thanks to anabolic steroids and the misuse of them, many people are afraid of testosterone and have received lots of false information about it.

In fact, it is an essential hormone that both men AND women need to live happy, healthy, energetic lives.

If the levels of testosterone are not optimal in your body, it will be almost impossible to have the quality of life that you should ideally have.

If you are having fatigue, loss of muscle strength, loss of libido, night sweats, headaches, cold intolerance, and if you are gaining belly fat, you may have a testosterone problem.

Let's dive into this hormone further to learn more about it and address much of the misinformation that many people may have. I will also discuss symptoms, testing and treatment.

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