You’re Always Tired - Could It Be Your Adrenal Glands?

April 4th, 2006

What do your Adrenal Glands do?

The Adrenal Glands are two walnut-sized structures situated above each of your two kidneys. They consist of two separate regions: an inner adrenal medulla surrounded by an outer adrenal cortex.

The function of the Adrenal Glands is performed by a wide variety of hormones released by these structures and is mostly directed at the physiological response to Stress. The medulla is responsible for producing epinephrine and norepinephrine (adrenaline), which control the body’s reaction to Stress and affect blood pressure, heart rate and sweating.

The adrenal cortex produces hormones such as cortisone and aldosterone which are necessary for fluid and electrolyte (salt) balance in the body as well as regulating the use of dietary protein, fats and carbohydrates and controlling inflammation.

What can go wrong with your Adrenal Glands?

As with all structures of the body, the Adrenal Glands are subject to a range of disorders and diseases.

Major health problems can occur when the Adrenal Glands produce too many or too few hormones. Two disorders caused by impaired functioning of these glands are Addison’s disease and Cushing’s syndrome. Addison’s disease is caused by damage or disease to the Adrenal Glands, resulting in a deficiency of the hormone cortisol. The overproduction of cortisol by the Adrenal Glands leads to Cushing’s syndrome.

Cushing’s syndrome may also result when steroid drugs (such as hydrocortisone, prednisone or dexamethasone) are taken over a prolonged period or at high doses. These steroid hormones are often used to treat inflammatory illnesses such as asthma, Rheumatoid Arthritis and inflammatory bowel diseases.

Additionally, long-term treatment with these medications can inhibit normal pituitary function (which usually controls the adrenals) and cause secondary Adrenal Insufficiency. Adrenal Insufficiency or Adrenal fatigue is a common problem characterized by a deficiency of the hormones produced by the Adrenal Glands.

High Stress levels, which are often accompanied by an unhealthy lifestyle, can weaken the Adrenal Glands. When Stress continues over a long time, the Adrenal Glands’ response to this Stress can deplete the body’s hormonal and energy reserves, and the glands may either shrink in size or hypertrophy (enlarge). The overproduction of adrenal hormones caused by prolonged Stress can weaken the Immune System, disrupt the Metabolism, cause weakness, fatigue and a feeling of being run down. It can also interfere with normal sleep and cause a light and unrelaxing sleep state which can make one feel worn out even after a full night’s sleep.

Adrenal Insufficiency is sometimes linked to chronic fatigue and Thyroid Problems as well.

What are the symptoms of Adrenal Disease?

Adrenal Disease may often go unnoticed until far advanced. When symptoms do appear they are often vague and may include:

  • Fatigue
  • Loss of energy
  • Decreased Immune System with recurrent illness
  • Nausea and Vomiting
  • Diarrhea
  • Loss of appetite
  • Weight loss
  • Muscle weakness
  • Dizziness on standing up
  • Anxiety and Depression
  • Decreased tolerance to cold
  • Hair Loss in women
  • Increased pigmentation of skin

How is Adrenal Disease diagnosed?

Adrenal Disease is most commonly diagnosed based on laboratory tests which measure the levels of adrenal hormones (Specifically cortisol) in the blood.

How is Adrenal Disease usually treated?

The specific type of treatment usually prescribed for Adrenal Disease will be based on the underlying cause. Treatment generally takes the form of synthetic hormones which increase the low levels in the body or hormone inhibiting drugs- depending on the disease. Treatment is usually lifelong unless the cause of the disease is removed, such as a tumor which is surgically removed or treated with radiation or chemotherapy.

Can Natural Remedies help?

As adrenal damage and adrenal fatigue are so often caused by a stressful and unhealthy lifestyle, it is logical that this situation can be best treated and improved with a holistic and natural approach. One’s overall health, as well as the well-being and optimum functioning of the Adrenal Glands, should be addressed.

Certain herbal ingredients are well-known for their tonic effect on the Adrenal Glands and improving ability to cope with Stress. Relaxation methods and reducing Stress in ones daily life, as well as eating a healthy, balanced diet and exercising regularly can all be of great benefit to Adrenal Disease.

What is AdrenoBoost?

AdrenoBoost is a 100% Herbal Remedy containing Herbs known for their ability to improve the functioning of the Adrenal Glands and protect it from the damaging effects of Stress and modern lifestyle.

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What are the ingredients of AdrenoBoost?

AdrenoBoost contains the following ingredients in our unique 100% herbal formula:

Borago officinalis (Borage) has been used since ancient times and was well-respected by Celtic warriors who used it to lift their spirits and promote courage before battle. This herb acts as a restorative remedy for the adrenal cortex. Borage is excellent at reviving the functioning of the Adrenal Glands when they have been suppressed by drugs such as steroids. Borage acts as a tonic for adrenals affected by Stress. It is also a soothing and Anti-Inflammatory herb excellent for people recovering from illness or those suffering from Fever.

Eleutherococcus senticosis (Siberian Ginseng) is an overall system tonic and improves Immune Functioning, performance and Stamina. In the 1950’s it was used extensively by Soviet athletes to enhance Athletic Performance. This herb can combat Stress and is a tonic stimulant for the adrenal hormones. In oriental medicine, Ginseng is highly respected and prized as a herb which promotes yang energy, improving circulation, boosting Vitality and acting as an overall systemic invigorator. The active ingredients in Siberian Ginseng, eleutherosides, increase mental performance, physical Stamina and resistance to disease.

Astragalus membranaceous (Huang Qi) is an herb which has been used in Traditional Chinese Medicine for many centuries as a revitalizing tonic. It is a very useful protector of adrenal cortical function and regulates blood pressure and blood Sugar Levels. Recent research confirms the positive effect of Astragalus on Immune Functioning and its ability to help the body fight against disease. There is also mounting evidence for this herb’s effectiveness in support of cancer patients undergoing radiation and chemotherapy therapies.

(AdrenoBoost contains no animal products, gluten, artificial flavors, colors or preservatives)

How has AdrenoBoost helped others?

“I have been using your AdrenoBoost for a few months now and although I was skeptical that it would help, I was desperate! I have worked in a highly-pressurized, corporate environment for more than a decade and, being a woman, always felt the extra pressure to prove myself as well! All this Stress started to catch up with me in a big way and I began to see my health deteriorate dramatically. My hair was falling out, I lost too much weight and I was always tired no matter how early I got to bed. After a few weeks of using AdrenoBoost and trying to eat more healthily I started to notice a difference: less hair in the shower, I stopped getting every cold that was going around the office and, for the first time in years, I woke up feeling refreshed in the morning. I had forgotten what that felt like! Thank you for an amazing product- it has helped me to regain control.” Debra, USA

“After feeling run-down and generally not myself for almost a year, my doctor suggested I might have Adrenal Fatigue. Having always been one to avoid prescription drugs, I started researching natural products to help my condition. I came across your site and ordered the AdrenoBoost- am I glad I did! I haven’t had such energy and Stamina since my 20’s!” James F, 52 years old.

“I am going to stock up on your AdrenoBoost remedy- I don’t quite know how I survived without it.” Ian, USA

“Five years ago I was diagnosed with Addison’s disease and it was almost a relief to find out that there was something very real wrong with my body. I was put on corticosteroid drugs which helped, but every time I had something stressful happen in my life or I got the Flu I felt like I was back to square one and the doctor had to increase my dose. I didn’t want to be so dependant on these drugs and started to look into alternative treatment. I found your product on the internet and showed the information to my doctor- he was cynical but said I could try it as long as it was under his monitoring. After a few months on AdrenoBoost we had to drastically reduce my steroid medications and I felt better than I had in a long time. My doctor was impressed and so am I! Thank you so much for providing a safe and effective alternative, I am going to tell everyone I know about your Natural Remedies.” K.D.

How do I use AdrenoBoost?

AdrenoBoost comes in convenient tincture form and is diluted in water or juice.


Adults: Dilute 15 drops in about 1/4 cup water or juice three times daily.

Children over 6: One drop per age year in 1/4 cup of water or juice three times daily.

Caution: Do not use within 4 hours of bedtime. Safety during Pregnancy and breastfeeding has not been established.

How long till I see results?

With regular use, results should be noticed within 3 - 6 weeks, although some people may respond sooner.

How long does one bottle last?

One bottle of AdrenoBoost should last 3 - 4 weeks.

What else can help?

  1. Employ Stress-coping and Relaxation techniques and try to reduce the amount of Stress in your daily life
  2. Eat a healthy, balanced diet with a Focus on fresh, whole foods and don’t skip meals.
  3. Exercise regularly.

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