Chronic fatigue test
A chronic fatigue test should include adrenal stress or adrenal fatigue because the adrenal gland regulates the flow of hormone’s in your body and manages stress, so it stands to reason that you should check your adrenal stress levels to identify what treatment is best suited for you.
Fatigue can have a number of causes working in tandem to leave you feeling constantly tired, weak mentally and physically exhausted, chronic fatigue develops over time anyone can be affected at some point in their lifetime. In Australia 1.5 million people complain of chronic fatigue to their doctor, many of those are told that chronic fatigue is caused by a cohort of lifestyle, physiological, social and well-being issues as opposed to an underlying health condition.
The only way to rule out if the chronic fatigue is caused by the medical condition adrenal stress is to have a chronic fatigue test, the adrenal glands are two small glands just above the kidneys, they function to produce and control cortisone which is a stress hormone, chronic fatigue could be as a result of adrenal fatigue. Adrenal fatigue occurs when your body is under stress and is being pushed too much causing the adrenal glands to reduce producing cortisol that controls stress levels.
Adrenal fatigue signs are a feeling of low energy, difficulty sleeping, you may be putting on weight, feel depressed, anxious, suffer from brain fog or have autoimmune issues, the only way to find out if adrenal fatigue is the cause of chronic fatigue is to have a chronic fatigue test.
People complain of fatigue and describe it as tiredness, it feels different to simply being tired or sleepy, we all feel tired at different points by resting or having a nap the tiredness goes away, exercising in a way that gets your heart beating faster can make you feel temporarily refreshed.
It may come as a surprise to find that even though you get enough sleep, eat nutritious food and get regular exercise you still find it difficult to get through your daily activities with ease, your concentration and motivation are not at your normal levels, it’s possible that you have chronic fatigue that needs a chronic fatigue test for a diagnosis.
Fatigue can happen because you have an unhealthy lifestyle, a medical condition, stress, family issues, workplace issues, fatigue is major factor in workplace accidents and motor vehicle accidents.
Adrenal stress or adrenal fatigue is a term used in describing a group of symptoms associated to the way your body is handling stress, stress can be a combination of mental, emotional or physical pressure, the adrenal gland is pivotal at making hormone’s control stress levels, heart rate, physical strength, and physical strength. An insufficient amount of adrenal hormone’s can be identified by having a comprehensive adrenal stress profile or chronic fatigue test.
Comprehensive adrenal stress profile
This saliva test is provided by True Health Labs, it is a profile of the HPA or hypothalamic pulmonary adrenal gland axis by testing carefully times samples of saliva containing the hormone’s cortisol and DHEA, this simple test is non-invasive and measures outbound biologically active levels of hormone.
Daily issues, blood sugar disorders, chronic pain, work stress, poor relationship quality can affect the HPA axis and lead to an imbalance in the adrenal hormone’s that can impact on quality of life, the symptoms of a HPA disorder can be vague and may include depression, weight gain, chronic pain, chronic fatigue or insomnia, HPA axis disorder is associated with conditions such as:
- High blood pressure
- Cardiovascular disease
- Autoimmune disease
- Chronic fat
- Persistent pain
- Brain fog
- Cognitive decline
- Neurodegenerative disease
Adrenal Stress Profile testing or chronic fatigue rest can shed some light on any imbalance in the HPA axis and provide a path for medical attention in the form of therapeutic treatments like nutrition, stress management, lifestyle changes, prescription medications or behavioral changes.
To find out where you can avail of a chronic fatigue or adrenal stress profile test in your area go to this website.