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Category Archives: My Adrenal Health Updates
A lot has happened in the past month since my last general update blog, so thought it was time for another!
So, I haven’t been all that well recently.
I won’t lie, I’ve been struggling lately. Really struggling. I haven’t felt this unwell in a while.
I’m now two and a half months in to being gluten free (again!) and after a few requests, thought I’d do an update on how I’m doing.
Series: My AF. Entry 9: Confirming My Oestrogen Dominance and an Update on My Adrenal Fatigue and Thyroid (9.5 months on NDT)
In my latest posts (An Update on My Adrenal Fatigue, An Update on My Bad Skin, My List and I’m Not Feeling Tuesday), I’ve touched on my suspicion of having a sex hormone imbalance. Namely, low progesterone – also called Oestrogen Dominance.
Well, I thought an update on my general thyroid and related health was needed!
Series: My AF. Entry 7: Well.. That Didn’t Go as I Thought: An Update on My Adrenal Fatigue and Underactive Thyroid
After finding out I had adrenal fatigue in the form of high cortisol all day, back in January, I worked on lowering this. I took Seriphos, among many other vitamins and supplements, I implemented a stricter bedtime schedule and diet and … Continue reading
Series: New Meds. Entry 7: Series: My AF. Entry 6: Six Months Into NDT: An Update on My Adrenal Fatigue and Underactive Thyroid
Six months! It’s gone SO fast since I started NDT, just before Christmas last year. And well, to put it simply, I’m pretty much there. Yep, almost fully recovered!
I suspected back in January that I had adrenal fatigue (fatigue and many other symptoms caused by dysfunctioning adrenals) when my switch from Levo to NDT wasn’t as smooth as I’d hoped and my Free T3 was pooling in my blood (blood tests showed … Continue reading
So, since finding out I had adrenal fatigue in January, I tried a few things like Holy Basil, to bring my high cortisol levels down, and then eventually settled on Seriphos, as it seemed to be doing the trick. Holy … Continue reading