Adrenal fatigue and chemical balances are connected. When the adrenal glands are not working properly, they do not produce enough of the hormones needed by the body in order to react to stress. This affects the many bodily functions, including the brain. l-tyrosine is an excellent supplement to take because weakened adrenals do not produce enough of this amino acid. l-tyrosine helps the adrenal glands to function and relieves excess stress on the glands.
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i was wondering how common is adrenal burnout?
Getting more common, especially with the increased use of strong stimulants like energy drinks and meth. And with the increased stress from the bad economy.
is that something you have to fix before you work on fixing possible chemical imbalances for depression?
Depression has a long list of causes, which may or may not be adrenal related. Here is a post on some of the causes:
i took l-tyrosine which for once in my life i could see things more clear than i have in a long time.i stopped cause i didnt have enough money to keep buying it.anyone else have a positive noticable effect with l-tyrosine?
This could be from its ability to support the thyroid or increase dopamine. Here are some posts on raising dopamine:
And discussing thyroid and tyrosine:
i have also had blood work done on my thyroid which they said is fine.i have all the symptoms of adrenal fatigue but most doctors wont listen.
Lab tests for thyroid function are notoriously inaccurate. Basal body temperature is a better indicator of actual thyroid function: