In this episode of The ND Update we talk with Dr. James Wilson ND, DC, PhD about adrenal fatigue – what it is, and how to diagnose and treat it. Dr. Wilson brought the topic of adrenal fatigue into the mainstream with his book Adrenal Fatigue: The 21st Century Stress Syndrome which has sold over 400,000 copies. Dr. Wilson was also one of the founders of the Canadian College of Naturopathic Medicine and runs the adrenalfatigue.org website.┬áPress play to learn more about:

  • How to distinguish adrenal fatigue from other causes of fatigue
  • The history of glandulars and why the pharmaceutical companies quit selling them in the 1930’s
  • What to look for on physical exam
  • Why you must start with and fix the basics first
  • What you should add to water to treat the adrenals
  • How to help a patient identify and eliminate stressors
  • The right vitamins to supplement when treating the adrenals
  • The connection between the thyroid and adrenal glands
  • Adrenal supportive herbs
  • The right way to eat when healing the adrenal glands

Email – scottf (at) icahealth.com for the adrenal fatigue questionnaire that Dr. Wilson talks about in the podcast.