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

Hypoglycemia (Low Blood Sugar)

Low blood sugar (hypoglycemia) is the “you won’t like me when I’m hungry” syndrome.  It is a common dysfunction that involves a number of glands – primarily the pancreas, the adrenal glands and the liver. Consumption of concentrated sugars or sweets … Continue reading