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Health or Hype: Is Adrenal Fatigue Real?

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Image: Umberto Salvagnin

Ever wonder why you feel more or less stressed than others around you? Your adrenal glands, a pair of grape-sized glands sitting atop the kidneys, may have something to do with your ability to handle stress.

For such a small sized organ, adrenal glands and their effect on the body when damaged have been subject to much dispute in the medical and wellness communities. Books are written by medical practitioners, popular bloggers are talking about it, it seems like around the world people are wondering the same two things: “What exactly is adrenal fatigue?”, and “Is it real?”

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The posts on this blog are for information only, and are not intended to substitute for a doctor-patient or other healthcare professional-patient relationship nor do they constitute medical or healthcare advice of any kind. Any information in these posts should not be acted upon without consideration of primary source material and professional input from one's own healthcare professionals.

Obstacle Race Addiction: The Rising Need for Pre-planning and Biomarkers

The Obstacle Race is growing in popularity. This is a guest blog post submitted by Joe DiStefano.

Obstacle Course Racing, or OCR, is the newest endurance sport to capture the interest of an international mass market. This year, nearly a million people from around the globe will compete in a Spartan Race, one of the largest organizations that host these physically demanding running events. The events require participants to not only race across grueling and unpredictable terrain but also climb, crawl, leap, swim, and traverse their way over and past the course’s many obstacles.

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The course distances range from 5k to a full marathon. For the average person, Continue reading

The posts on this blog are for information only, and are not intended to substitute for a doctor-patient or other healthcare professional-patient relationship nor do they constitute medical or healthcare advice of any kind. Any information in these posts should not be acted upon without consideration of primary source material and professional input from one's own healthcare professionals.