Hormones and Adrenal Failure: Symptoms and Treatment

Are you frequently fatigued? Have you recently and suddenly thought that you were getting old too fast? You may have adrenal failure. Adrenal failure can lead to some troubling symptoms, but in reality it is very treatable. Learn more about adrenal failure and how it is treated below.

What Is Adrenal Failure?

The adrenal glands are responsible for creating a number of hormones that are necessary for life. Either through the result of disease or aging, the adrenal glands can fail, causing them to produce fewer and fewer hormones. This is what is called adrenal failure or adrenal fatigue.

Symptoms of Adrenal Failure

There are many potential symptoms of adrenal failure beyond just feeling tired and worn out all of the time. Other symptoms that you may experience include:

  • Body aches
  • Unexplained weight loss
  • Low blood pressure
  • Lightheadedness
  • Loss of body hair
  • Skin discoloration

If you are experiencing these or other disturbing symptoms and believe that you may have adrenal failure, you should contact our offices immediately for an appointment.

Treatment Options

The most effective treatment for adrenal fatigue or adrenal failure is to undergo hormone replacement therapy. Bioidentical hormones are those that are derived from plant and animal sources but are chemically the same as the hormones the human body secretes. In our practice, we use pellet therapy to administer these hormones. Hormone pellets are placed under the skin where they disperse the needed hormones over time.

If you are interested in treatments for adrenal fatigue or if you are experiencing symptoms and need a diagnosis, contact us today for more information or to schedule an appointment.