Colitis

Colitis is inflammation of the colon.  In severe cases the colon can become ulcerated.  Symptoms include the passage of offensive watery stools with mucus and pus, abdominal pain or tenderness, and intermittent or irregular fever. Colitis is invariably caused by hidden … Continue reading

Chronic Fatigue Syndrome

Fatigue that never goes away is a symptom of a body upon which demands are continually being made beyond its ability to cope.  Low thyroid function is usually involved, often triggered by a traumatic event or health crisis of some … Continue reading

Adrenal Exhaustion

The adrenal glands are two busy little hormone factories that sit atop the kidneys.  They produce epinephrine (adrenaline), norepinephrine (noradrenaline), dopamine, glucocorticoids (cortisol, cortisone, corticosterone), mineralcorticoids (aldosterone, dehydroepiandrosterone), and sex hormones (androgens, estrogens, progestins).  This spectrum of hormones regulates “fight … Continue reading