Contact Hours: 3


Instructor: Dr. Dawn-Elise Snipes PhD, LPC-MHSP, LMHC,


Objectives

  • Define adrenal fatigue
  • Identify symptoms of adrenal fatigue
  • Learn about the function of the HPA-Axis and cortisol
  • Explore how excessive stress may cause adrenal fatigue
  • Identify interventions for adrenal fatigue


Texts

  • http://robbwolf.com/2012/04/09/real-deal-adrenal-fatigue/
  • Carlson, N.  Physiology of Behavior. Pearson Education, Inc. 2004.
  • Kharrazian, Datis. Why Do I Still Have Thyroid Symptoms? When My Lab Tests Are Normal. Garden City, NY. Morgan Jame Publishing. 2010.
  • Life Extension: Disease Prevention and Treatment. Hollywood, FL. Life Extension Media. 2003.
  • Murray, Michael. Encyclopedia of Nutritional Supplements: The Essential Guide for Improving Your Health Naturally. Roseville, CA. 1996.
  • Sapolsky, Robert M. Why Zebras Don’t Get Ulcers. The Acclaimed Guide to Stress, Stress-Related Diseases, and Coping. New York, NY. St. Martin’s Press. 2004.
  • Walsh, Bryan and Sean Croxton. The Truth About Adrenal Fatigue. Blog Talk Radio. http://www.blogtalkradio.com/undergroundwellness/2010/10/07/the-truth-about-adrenal-fatigue-with-dr-bryan-walsh. 2010
  • Wilson, James L., N.D., D.C. Ph.D.. Adrenal Fatigue: The 21st Century Stress Syndrome. Petaluma, CA. Smart Publications. 2001.