In this episode of The ND Update we talk with Dr. James Wilson ND, DC, PhD about adrenal fatigue – what it is, and how to diagnose and treat it. Dr. Wilson brought the topic of adrenal fatigue into the mainstream with his book Adrenal Fatigue: The 21st Century Stress Syndrome which has sold over 400,000 copies. Dr. Wilson was also one of the founders of the Canadian College of Naturopathic Medicine and runs the website.┬áPress play to learn more about:

  • How to distinguish adrenal fatigue from other causes of fatigue
  • The history of glandulars and why the pharmaceutical companies quit selling them in the 1930’s
  • What to look for on physical exam
  • Why you must start with and fix the basics first
  • What you should add to water to treat the adrenals
  • How to help a patient identify and eliminate stressors
  • The right vitamins to supplement when treating the adrenals
  • The connection between the thyroid and adrenal glands
  • Adrenal supportive herbs
  • The right way to eat when healing the adrenal glands

Email – scottf (at) for the adrenal fatigue questionnaire that Dr. Wilson talks about in the podcast.