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Adrenal fatigue natural treatment

First, let’s set the record straight. Adrenal fatigue is the common term used to describe the medical diagnosis of HPA axis dysfunction. Parsley Health can help you feel better.

The HPA axis regulates your stress response.


A part of the brain called the hypothalamus initiates a stress response.


The pituitary gland receives the message and releases hormones.


The hormones travel to the adrenal glands to create cortisol.

So, what is HPA axis dysfunction?

When the HPA axis fails to regulate the stress response, it produces unhealthy levels of the hormone cortisol. Common symptoms of HPA axis dysfunction include:

Chronic fatigue


Energy dips

Weight gain

Trouble losing weight

Caffeine or carb cravings

Anxiety and depression

Inability to focus

Poor immune function


GI issues

Memory loss

Our holistic approach.

1. Meet your Care Team
Your Parsley doctor and health coach get to know you by analyzing your medical history, recommending tests, and developing a personalized plan to address your symptoms.
2. Get in-depth testing
Comprehensive lab work gives your Care Team a deeper look at your cortisol levels and other aspects of your health to help uncover the cause of your symptoms.
3. Target and treat HPA axis dysfunction
Your Care Team will provide you with a personalized plan, including recommendations on nutrition, movement, lifestyle adjustments, supplements, and more.

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Too much stress = Too much cortisol.

If the HPA axis sends a high stress response, your body will make more cortisol than it needs.

High levels of cortisol boost your heart rate and blood pressure—and tell your cells to turn off other processes so your body can focus on the threat at hand. (Even when there isn’t one.)

In short, too much cortisol can be bad news for your body.