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  • Q&A with Australian Health Practitioners

    What can I do for adrenalin stress and fatigue?

    High b/p and heart rate. Palpitation and tight muscles.

    Weight gain and unable to regulate body temperature and fatigue.

    Always running but unable to stop and sleep until I fall in a heap.

    Should I see an endocrinologist?
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    Dr Mark Craigie

    Clinical Psychologist, Psychologist

    Dr Mark Craigie (PhD) works as a clinical psychologist in full-time private practice, specializing in psychotherapy for adults with stress, anxiety, mood and adjustment problems. … View Profile

    First I recommend seeing your GP for a full physical health checkup. They may suggest further physical checks. However, I also suggest seeing a psychologist that specialises in stress management. There are a variety of cognitive-behavioural approaches to reducing stress - such as relaxation training, lifestyle changes, meditation and mindfulness.

    Hope that helps.

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    My research interests include immunology and the mechanisms of amyloid formation. The latter has implications for people who are dealing with Alzheimer's Disease, Parkinson's Disease … View Profile

    I think that Dr Craigie has made some great suggestions.

    “Adrenal fatigue” is not a diagnosis which is used by evidence-based clinical health professionals but it is often used by practitioners of alternative and complementary medicine.

    The very vague signs of adrenal fatigue used by practitioners of alternative and complementary medicine can indicate serious illnesses which they are not competent to diagnose or treat.

    This is where (as Dr Craigie suggests), a detailed check-up from your GP is a good idea. Depending on the results of that, your GP will be able to suggest evidence-based treatment.

    All the best.

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    Dr Firas Hasan

    Chiropractor

    Dr. Firas is a chiropractor based in Adelaide who is passionate about the spine. His clinic offers a same day appointment and treatment guarantee. Dr. … View Profile

    Adrenalin, stress and fatigue are all good things when they occur at the right time. These things are designed to help us run away from animals attacking us in the wild and to deal with a flight and fright response. When these things occur at a time we want to relax they can cause havoc to the mind and body. It can make you irritable, angry, have night sweats and interestingly, eat more sugar. It has been shown through research that having a balanced nervous system can help with dealing with the flight and fright response. See your local chiropractor for more information on how chiropractic can help balance your nervous system.

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