Posts Tagged ‘adrenal dysregulation’

The First Step to Your Cortisol Reset: Get Tested

Here is one of the top questions I receive: “Dr. Sara, how should I test my cortisol? I think I may have adrenal fatigue (or adrenal burnout, or more accurately, adrenal dysregulation). There’s so many options. What’s the best?” The short answer is: it depends. For years, I’ve been ordering a combination of different tests…

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Dr. Sara’s Book Club: Adrenal Reset Diet

It isn’t every day that a doctor says your inability to lose weight isn’t about willpower. The real culprit behind stubborn pounds is your hormones and they often get ignored altogether. Carb cycling, stress busters, and sleep hacks can lead to long-term weight loss and happy hormones. Your weight isn’t about willpower. Tweet This is…

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Fried: Why You Burn Out by Joan Borysenko, PhD

  I‘m loving Joan Borysenko’s new book, Fried… except I think I’m fried. I hate it when that happens. I immerse myself, write and teach what I most need to learn. Joan refers to one symptom of burnout – the desire to take sabbaticals regularly – and that totally rings true for me, like an…

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Natural Health Magazine: Interview on Low Libido

Thrilled to be interviewed in Natural Health, published in the April/May 2011 issue. Most of what I said about hormones and how they modulate libido got cut. My main point that libido is extremely complex (and that 70% of the time there’s a hormonal component) but that there are many other factors including relationship connectivity…

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It's Not You, It's Your Adrenals

I have a confession: It wasn’t long ago that I was addicted to all the things that I preach against – sugar, adrenaline, caffeine, dairy and alcohol. At Harvard Medical School, I was taught (and blithely internalized) the message that the ruthless and dogged pursuit of medical knowledge was noble, even if it meant denying…

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Natural Health Magazine: Interview on Low Libido

Thrilled to be interviewed in Natural Health, published in the April/May 2011 issue. Most of what I said about hormones and how they modulate libido got cut. My main point that libido is extremely complex (and that 70% of the time there’s a hormonal component) but that there are many other factors including relationship connectivity…

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