The drug, which consists of hydrocortisone granules in capsules for opening is indicated for "replacement therapy of adrenal
insufficiency in infants, children and adolescents" from birth to the age of 18.
Evidence: "The theory of adrenal
fatigue --which was coined by chiropractor James Wilson in the late '90s--is that overexertion of the adrenal
glands as they continuously pump out the stress hormone Cortisol eventually leads the adrenals
to burn out, resulting in an inability to respond to stress," explains Rashmi Mullur, an endocrinologist and assistant professor of medicine at UCLA.
According to my old physiology book and Wikipedia, the adrenal
glands are a pair of small acorn-shaped organs located on the top of each kidney.
"If someone had normal blood pressure and then all of a sudden developed high blood pressure later in life (after age 55), this is suspicious of a secondary underlying cause, such as an adrenal
nodule producing too much hormone."
The World Health Organization recognizes adrenal
fatigue syndrome as a real, clinical entity.
This patent expands the firm's exclusivity position in the US, where Chronocort has already received Orphan Drug Designation for the treatment of both congenital adrenal
hyperplasia and adrenal
insufficiency from the US Food and Drug Administration, which provides the potential for seven years of market exclusivity awarded on approval.
CT revealed a well circumscribed, internally heterogeneous, progressively enhancing, 140x123 mm mass in the left adrenal
gland with areas of fat attenuation and calcifications (Figure 1).
Imaging plays a critical role in the work-up and clinical management of adrenal
fatigue is said to occur when the adrenal
glands become drained and unable to produce cortisol.
Your cat has two adrenal
glands, which are tiny glands located near the kidneys.
Natural and alternative health practitioners have adopted the term adrenal
fatigue to describe the collection of symptoms frequently experienced by people suffering from stress-induced exhaustion.