You face stressors every day in your life. Your job, family responsibilities, finances, emotional stress, relationship issues, day-to-day issues and even a lack of sleep can trigger stress. When your body is stressed, your adrenal glands keep you going with cortisol and adrenaline, which offer instant bursts of energy to keep you focused and alert. Unfortunately, when you experience an extremely stressful event, such as the loss of a loved one, you have chronic low levels of stress or have suffered from an extended illness, you may develop adrenal fatigue.
Your adrenal glands may no longer be able to keep up with your body’s demand of stress hormones, and you may begin to develop other hormonal imbalances in your levels of estrogen, progesterone, testosterone and DHEA. Symptoms can be subtle and easy to miss. You may notice intense fatigue, food cravings, weight gain, difficulty coping, mental fog and poor immune function. Our pharmacy in the Westlake Village area, working with your physicians, provides solutions that can restore proper function and help your body recover.
Adrenal fatigue can interfere with your quality of life. Our pharmacist in the Westlake Village area can work closely with your physician to identify the most appropriate treatment strategy. Stress management can be an important part of your recovery along with lifestyle changes. A nutritious diet can help you curb cravings and nourish your body. Exercise can alleviate stress and boost your immune function. Because healthy sleep patterns can be disrupted by adrenal dysfunction, you may need to focus on good sleeping habits until your body recovers. Nutritional supplements, hormone replacement therapy and other medications can also be appropriate.
The long-term health problems that are associated with adrenal dysfunction include arthritis, chronic fatigue syndrome, anxiety, depression, IBS, fibromyalgia, hypothyroidism and insomnia, which is why treatment is so critical. Our pharmacy in the Westlake Village area can provide solutions that work with your lifestyle. Specialty compounding services can customize your treatment and create easy-to-use dosage forms that fit your needs, and we deliver throughout the Los Angeles area. If you have symptoms of adrenal fatigue, we have solutions. Contact our Westlake Village pharmacy services to learn more.
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